The Bridge Archives - Los Angeles Sentinel
The Bridge: The Blame Game
April 11, 2013
Any given single Black woman over the age of thirty-five is likely to list a host of problems with Black men as the reason for her inability to find love and marriage. ... read more »
The Bridge: Angry Or Empowered?
March 28, 2013
Sometimes it’s hard to talk to or about Black women without catching heat and inevitably hearing the now empty catchphrase: “You hate Black women!”
It seems that for some Black women, ... read more »
Ten Stupid Things To Say
March 21, 2013
1 My dog won’t bite.
First, he’s your dog and second, you don’t know where I stand. I might be afraid or allergic or just don’t want your dog to be on me. ... read more »
The Bridge: African History in America
February 28, 2013
At the close of another Black History Month, will you wait until next year to study or to share history of Africans in America, or will you continue the study and dissemination all year long? ... read more »
The Bridge: Black History—Oscar Micheaux
February 25, 2013
The controversy over the images in “Django Unchained,” a white man’s film continues to brew in America.
Whether you love or hate the film, the most important message was that Blacks have done a poor job of controlling their own image. ... read more »
The Death of Everything
October 3, 2012
In America, the people claim the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
African descendants in America have been wrestling with those rights since we were brought to this land in chains. ... read more »
The Influence of Man
September 13, 2012
High School basketball star Tony Farmer stole his way into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment building where he beat and kicked the crap out of her. He took her belongings, ... read more »
In The Storm, Part 2
May 24, 2012
These were not my streets. I didn’t grow up here and I didn’t have any family here. I didn’t know where my friends were. There was no group of people I could go to and stand with to move in a specific direction. ... read more »
April 20, 2012
The Red Summer
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 and under consumption. ... read more »
Racist Dogs On Notice:
April 20, 2012
You Can Not Have Another Trayvon!
I am Trayvon Martin.
My son is Trayvon Martin.
As such, I am placing venomous, racist dogs on notice that if any Trayvon I love is given the treatment that the piece of crap George Zimmerman gave to Trayvon Martin, ... read more »
The Party of Lincoln?
March 22, 2012
Conservative: (noun) one who adheres to traditional methods or views.
(verb) marked by or relating to traditional norms.
I am something of a unicorn. I was raised as a Democrat, ... read more »
Dismissing Black Mythology
March 22, 2012
If you haven’t read the works of Chancellor Williams of George James, you may still be amongst the thinking Blacks who realize that misinformation about the standing of Africans and African Americans has been the order of the day for centuries. ... read more »