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I am mentally exhausted. I am angry. I see the protests. I see all the civil rights groups rhetoric….. I hear the politicians. I see the other man showing “support”. Part of me is like yes!! all good! but another part – a big part is like yeah. right. All of a sudden you stand […]

A black man says he asked a white woman in Central Park to put her dog on a leash. Then video shows her calling police and telling emergency operators that the man was threatening her and her dog. The woman, who has been identified as Amy Cooper, has apologized. But by Tuesday afternoon she was […]

Streaming live on Youtube This is so exciting. The entertainment industries are finally publically recognizing the power of contemporary African Music. Something that the author of this piece has recognized since going to Africa on an annual journey to the Capetown Jazz Festival. We have long know that the potency o contemporary music originating on […]

Churchin is different these days. The people cannot go to the building but yet, the available technology has taken precedence as the main conduity through which the faith is expressed. In the congregation and in the community at large, there are serious needs that the church, by custom and definition, should be addressing. But yet, […]

No Little Richard, No Rock N Roll. Sorry for all of you who may be sleep, no, Elvis nor Jerry Lee Lewis did not birth the worldwide phenomenon that is Rock N Roll. No. They cannot lay claim there. The King, the originator, the never can be duplicated, and the undisputed King is Richard Penniman […]

Thursday May 7, we’re talking Community Development, Faith, and Social Justice with Dr. Lula Ballton…. Lula Bailey Ballton is Director of Community and Economic Development for the Church of God in Christ International. Dr. Ballton also assists faith based institutions, churches, CDCs and non-profits identify and leverage their assets to create wealth for their communities […]

Well, if your like us, we are locked in the house under stringent “Stay at Home” orders by our local and state jurisidiction. The Covid 19 virus has the entire globe shook. And as we struggle to get the spread under control and reduce if not compltely eliminate the virus, we have to stay at […]

CA. Black Caucus Chair to Introduce Reparations Bill Assemblymember  Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus, has introduced, a new bill, AB 3121. It calls for setting up a task force to study and develop reparation proposals for African Americans. “Existing law,” the language of the legislation reads, “requests the Regents […]

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As we began to settle in to watch the Oscar Hoopla, one of the first pics we saw from the red carpet was Billy Porter. He strolled onto his Oscar moment in a number that was a combination of a Victorian gown and a tuxedo. Social Media went crazy. We almost missed the other grand […]


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