Saturday, May 23, 2015
Feminism & Violent Women
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 30 April 2009
"Women are lauded for encompassing unladylike traits such as violence and assertiveness; especially when they use those traits against men. It is why a lot of young men have developed a stance of indifference ... read more >>
Violent Women
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 23 April 2009
"There are as many violent women as men, but there's a lot of money in hating men..."--Erin Pizzey, founder of the first modern battered women's shelter.Right now, a great deal of media time and personal ... read more >>
Father's Top Ten List
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 09 April 2009
There's enough negativity surrounding fatherhood-particularly Black Fatherhood-that more needs to be spoken either in positive or at least for pragmatic purposes.The assumption made by ignorant, hateful ... read more >>
Independence Day
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 26 March 2009
They say the times are changing, but that doesn’t mean that people have to change as well. I mean, it’s not as though new technology dictates that we alter the ways in which we think about ... read more >>
What You Represent
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 19 March 2009
The only people who know what really happened between them are those two people, yet, the entire nation is spinning a multitude of tales and using each of them to represent whatever story they want ... read more >>
Top Ten Idiots
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 12 March 2009
One would think that with all of the hype Americans pass around on the status, intelligence and alleged enlightenment of the American people, that there would be fewer blithering idiots running around ... read more >>
The Audacity of Hope
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 05 March 2009
Right now, some people are feeling that the end is near. The economy is the worst that it has been in decades and many people are losing everything. Some people are losing homes, jobs, cars and at ... read more >>
Abolishing Black History Month - An Incomplete Argument
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 26 February 2009
We are now at the end of another Black History Month. We have some Black History in the making, especially with the new Black President. However, some of us are also in the middle of silly arguments ... read more >>
Black History - Cops Gone Wild
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 19 February 2009
It has been more than fifteen years since the now infamous riots that ripped the City of Angels apart over a serious incident that revealed problems with police and the people that were felt across ... read more >>
Black Thought or African Thought?
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 05 February 2009
For Black History Month this year, African descendants all over the world have something to celebrate--the actual making of history. An historic event many of us thought we'd never see has actually ... read more >>
Imitation of White
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 22 January 2009
I read a disturbing thread on an email listserv the other day. There was an alleged Black man apologizing to Whites who enslaved Blacks in this nation. His apology was to Whites for the behavior of ... read more >>
Stupid, Laughing Americans
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 15 January 2009
Where America once lead the world in education and the cutting edge of technology, we have been dumbed down for so long that we are now at the level of some Third World Nations or below that status. ... read more >>
What the World Needs Now
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 08 January 2009
The first time I heard the phrase "Kinder, gentler nation" was in the 1980's. It was a Republican slogan and I knew even then that it was mostly bullcrap. I knew it was propaganda designed ... read more >>
Top Ten Thoughts From 2008
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 01 January 2009
2008 was like A Tale Of Two Cities. It was the best of times and it was the worst of times. On the one hand, the economy is so deep in the toilet that some people can't imagine that things will ... read more >>
The Opening of Doors
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 04 December 2008
2008 was a year of firsts. Among the many "firsts" was the election of a Black President. President-elect Barack Obama has blazed a path that has never been walked by a person of color. ... read more >>
Thanks for Being Black
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 27 November 2008
Another Thanksgiving. I love the food and the fabricated reason for a gathering of loved ones. I love the time away from work and away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life even though I don't ... read more >>
Ten Groups for Obama to Ignore
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 20 November 2008
Since the election of the first Black president, many people have begun to amass great expectations. Some of those expectations are realistic and practical and will probably be met by the new Commander-in-Chief. ... read more >>
What Barack Represents to All Americans
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 13 November 2008
It was truly a powerful feeling to watch history in the making. Some said it could never occur, but it did. A Black man was elected president of the United States, a place where racism is as entrenched ... read more >>
Cultural Awareness
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 06 November 2008
I wrote about the need for African Americans to promote a Cultural Revolution, outlining the reasons why we need it and making recommendations on what it should look like. This week, as I write ... read more >>
Cultural Revolution, Part 2
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 30 October 2008
Last week I outlined the need for Blacks in America to undergo a Cultural Revolution in order to remain relevant and thrive in America. This week, I'd like to outline some of the things that must ... read more >>
A Cultural Revolution
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 23 October 2008
Right about now, two of the most influential Black men in America have embraced a unified goal based on what is best for the nation, which also happens to be very good for the Black race. While some ... read more >>
The Argument for Settling
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 16 October 2008
While conducting a relationship seminar recently, I became amused by two thirty-something women who were insisting that being with a man who didn't fit every single criterion on their checklists ... read more >>
America, Elections & Stupidity
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 09 October 2008
George Bush did not steal the last election. He simply duped America. He duped America into believing that he is a man of God and that all men and women of God should follow him. George Bush made ... read more >>
The Center of Self
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 02 October 2008
"The improper handling of Emotion does not allow us to grow beyond Self." - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan The intrinsic problem with many people in this land of plenty is selfishness. ... read more >>
Top Ten A** Kickings
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 25 September 2008
In today's world, many people pretend to be polite and perhaps fancy themselves as nice, but are far from that to other people. Others fancy themselves as sophisticated and enlightened, but are ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash