THE LUNACY OF VALENTINE’S DAY Opinions

THE LUNACY OF VALENTINE’S DAY

I purposely chose to write this commentary after Valentine’s Day, lest it dampen the spirit of some enthusiasts. Forgive me for not being commercially romantic, but I resist allowing...

BLACK TO THE FUTURE Opinions

BLACK TO THE FUTURE

Amidst all the increasing controversy that has arisen around whether Black History Month should even exist, especially since its celebration occurs in the shortest month of the year, here...

Charting  a new course Opinions

Charting a new course

The fact that conditions for Blacks are in some ways worse today is damning testimony to ongoing racism, ineffective leadership…. This is a new year and we are still...

The thing about New Year’s Resolutions Opinions

The thing about New Year’s Resolutions

My challenge to you — and of course myself is to approach each new day as an opportunity for resolution. We’re officially into the new year and I’m willing...

DECK THE MALLS WITH DOLLARS & SENSE Opinions

DECK THE MALLS WITH DOLLARS & SENSE

It is so easy to get caught up in the madness and frenzy of the holiday season. It used to be that stores would wait until early December to...

Ferguson offers Lessons for All Opinions

Ferguson offers Lessons for All

A teachable, and hopefully reachable moment for the U.S. I would be remiss if I did not utilize the Ferguson saga to bear out certain facets. The vast majority...

Too stressed to be blessed Opinions

Too stressed to be blessed

Before I begin to electronically indict, may all readers especially my friends on the Ways & Means Committee, Welfare Wesley, the Barbershop clan, Genius, et al, kindly permit me...

What’s love got to do with it? Opinions

What’s love got to do with it?

We have begun to grow immune to the shock of school-shooting stories, especially by our gun- fixated neighbours to the south, at least the sort of stories that involve...

We Can Do Better Opinions

We Can Do Better

It’s a shame that so many other groups have taken the blueprint that Blacks designed to rise from the ashes of slavery, and have used it to advance their...