Monday, May 25, 2015
(More) Top Ten Random Questions
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 18 September 2008
As we approach the fourth quarter of 2008 and a presidential election that threatens to create change which could move the nation forward, there are a few things that are roiling in the back of my ... read more >>
Sense & Sensibilities
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 11 September 2008
As an intellectual, I am always thinking and rethinking my positions on things that are important to me. I am constantly evaluating my own behavior and my reactions to people, places and things. ... read more >>
How America Killed Us
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 28 August 2008
As a people, we have been dying since we came to this land and built it on our backs for free. Slavery gutted Africa, taking its most vibrant and vigorous men and women in childbearing years. It took ... read more >>
When Them That's Got Are Black
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 20 August 2008
Last week, I drew a picture of the fall of America's so-called "Liberal Democracy," which includes riots, specifically between the "haves" and the "have-nots."In this ... read more >>
A Hot Summer War
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 14 August 2008
The so-called “Liberal Democracy” that America has been enjoying may be nearing its end. Two important signs that the current economic and political system may be breaking down are overproduction ... read more >>
Reparations – A Bad Idea
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 07 August 2008
Right about now, some silly Negroes are angry at Senator Barack Obama, because he made it clear that he is not in favor of Reparations. If he said only that he was against the movement, the resulting ... read more >>
Money-The New Religion
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 31 July 2008
They called it the big eighties—the decade of decadence. This was the time when Africans in America officially embraced the dollar as god. Negroes en masse first started internalizing Dollarism ... read more >>
Top Ten Groups of Stupid People
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 24 July 2008
In America, propaganda and media mythology allow people to believe things that make absolutely no sense. If one person says something, the media delivers it and enough people repeat it, the thing being ... read more >>
The Hole in My End of Our Boat
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 17 July 2008
We can say that the Black woman has carried a great deal throughout our time in America. Because the Black family has been under siege for that entire time, much was required of the Black woman. Quite ... read more >>
Black Women Hate Black Men
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 10 July 2008
I think that it is sad indeed that R Kelly’s case is being compared to the Mike Tyson rape conviction. In that case, I still maintain that Tyson was also a victim, not just the woman who allowed ... read more >>
Black Men Hate Black Women
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 03 July 2008
Now that I have your attention, you have to know that the title is far from the truth. At least it is for any sane person, but not for a growing number of Black women who are now using the R. Kelly acquittal ... read more >>
Summertime Styling: Our Eyes Are Watching
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 26 June 2008
I’m a girl watcher. I said it before and some people wanted to attack me. I made it clear that I’m a girl watcher because there are some serious offenses being committed and I am unafraid ... read more >>
When It’s Time to Say Goodbye
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 19 June 2008
It’s not as if a departure ever comes at a good time. And if we don’t see it coming, the pain and anguish that it brings can lay us lower and render it harder to move on with the daily grind ... read more >>
Hillary’s Racism & Misandry Won’t Be Missed
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 12 June 2008
Now that Barack Obama is the Democratic Presidential Nominee and all the dust is starting to settle in the Democratic Party, people will be taking some deep breaths and refocusing the race. Some people ... read more >>
What Obama Represents to White People
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 04 June 2008
By now, it is clear to most thinking people in America that Barack Obama is more than just a “Black” candidate. He is a candidate of importance to a very broad audience. Thinking people also ... read more >>
Divided Soul
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 29 May 2008
Part of our Soul as a people can be found in what we can create when we come together. But with marriage on the decline and the genders nearly at war with public propaganda, our proverbial Soul is now ... read more >>
African American Souls for Sale
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 22 May 2008
At the center of every people is something that is, for them, innately funky. And when they fail to hold on to that something, then they fail to protect their Soul. America is such a careless and cold ... read more >>
Who Stole the Soul
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 15 May 2008
Part 1 James Brown was affectionately referred to as “Soul Brother Number One,” not just because he was one of the leaders of Soul Music, but because he was the physical embodiment of all ... read more >>
Looking for Daddy
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 08 May 2008
In America, far too many people have “Daddy” issues. There are myriad reasons, even though some people have no idea what their own are. Some of the nation’s men grow up without knowing ... read more >>
Let it Go
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 01 May 2008
Most Americans subscribe to a religion—Christian, Muslim, Jew, Hindu, etc. With those subscriptions come admonishments to forgive, but how many actually can do what is required to actually forgive? ... read more >>
Thick, Healthy or Fat?
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 24 April 2008
I remember in the late 1980s when Black men first started using the word “thick” to define a woman with ample bottom and/or breasts. We knew what we were describing and it was more about ... read more >>
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 17 April 2008
There are people in every corner of society who are willing to sell their very souls for personal gain, for wealth and fame, or for nothing at all. Amongst African Americans, we often see soul-selling ... read more >>
Whores & Wives: Part Three of a Three Part Series
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 10 April 2008
Part 3 At 24, life was good for Pam. She was close to her family and an active part of her church and community. She had worked hard to get through nursing school and was glad to be back home. Pam attended ... read more >>
Whores & Wives: Part Two of a Three Part Series
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 03 April 2008
Part 2 Eden was about to turn 30 on Monday. She dreaded the birthday and for the longest, she ignored it, pretending that by ignoring the event, it wouldn’t really occur. But occur it did. It ... read more >>
Whores & Wives: Part One of a Three Part Series
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 27 March 2008
Part 1 At 38, Ron had been with enough women to fill twelve issues of Essence. He had loved a few, but mostly, he had either hurt them or had been hurt by them. At this stage in his life, he wanted something ... read more >>

Click to

Events Calendar

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