Saturday, November 26, 2022
Significance of Karen Bass’s Election as Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
November 24, 2022
The significance and relevance of Karen Bass being elected as the first female Mayor of the City of Los Angeles is not just a concern for people of color or persuasion. ... read more »
Our Stories Must Be Included in History 
November 24, 2022
The Korean War, also known as the Forgotten War, was fought between North and South Korea during the early 1950’s.  World War II ended just five years before the Korean War and it was originally thought that the United States would stay out of this one, but President Truman and others thought differently.   ... read more »
COMMENTARY: Your Obituary Goes Right Here! “Quit Playin”
November 24, 2022
We get syrupy about “Hidden Figures” from all over and know little about the heroes and sheroes who grew up in our own back yard. Mrs. French L. Cowens was born French L. Jackson to Willie Mae and Willis Jackson in Gladewater, Texas. She grew up in old North Central Dallas. ... read more »
Students are Overdosing, and it’s a Public Health Issue 
November 24, 2022
Just last month, seven students from the Los Angeles Unified School District overdosed on fentanyl, and one of them occurred on a school campus.  ... read more »
The Door Is Open. It’s Not Too Late – Pathway To Success Part 2 
November 24, 2022
Someone asked, “Do you want to be successful?” The obvious answer is, “Yes, who does not want to be successful?”   What do you consider success is? Lot’s answer and in his view, he thought success would be in following his rich relative, Abram, and modeling after him. But, there is a condition here. Some persons think that success is decorating themselves with the glitz or wallowing in riches.   ... read more »
Rethinking Thanksgiving:  Beyond Big Turkeys and Small Talk 
November 24, 2022
The histories and holidays of the oppressed, colonized and enslaved are, of necessity, different from the history and holidays of the oppressor, the colonizer and the enslaver. Likewise, their interpretations of those histories and holidays also differ, for they are lived and learned from different standpoints.   ... read more »
COMMENTARY: Collision Course (Part 2)
November 23, 2022
“Although I have no personal knowledge of when Dr. King died, I fully support the research of Dr. William Pepper, who has established that King's life was terminated at the hospital. His research came through a credible witness, Johnton Shelby, whose mother personally witnessed the event. According to these sources, King did not die immediately, but shortly after being shot and transported to the hospital, when he was smothered to death with a pillow by the head surgeon, Dr. Breen Bland.” — Phillip F. Nelson, author of “Who REALLY Killed Martin Luther King,” in an interview with Our Weekly. ... read more »
Democratic Blue and Peoplehood Black: Necessary Distinctions Between People and Party 
November 17, 2022
 It is said that the defeat of Donald Trump signals that the country is ready for a change, but we have not been given on the nightly news, on social media or by mail, anything that resembles a comprehensive view of what the change might look like. Nor have we heard from the academy, Congress, or the corporate world anything beyond convenient confessions that Black lives do indeed matter.   ... read more »
Study Linking Relaxers to Cancer is ‘Fake News’
November 17, 2022
“Enough is enough.” The exploitation of Black health for profit is ENOUGH!  The latest study of relaxers being linked and making Black women four times more susceptible to uterine cancer is simple junk research. This is an attack. I am taking the NIH study as an attack on our legacy. ... read more »
A Veterans’ Tax-Savings Benefit 
November 17, 2022
  As we prepare to give thanks this November on Thanksgiving Day, it’s also important to remember those that have served our great nation in the military and honor their courage and valor this Veterans Day.   ... read more »
Updated Booster is Here, Just in Time for the Holiday Season
November 17, 2022
Thanksgiving is next week, and Christmas is around the corner. The holiday season has officially arrived. Now that the updated booster authorized for individuals as young as five, we’re even closer to ensuring the whole family is protected during fall and winter when the spread of respiratory viruses is at its peak. ... read more »
Why We Must Promote Love Over Hate 
November 17, 2022
I often ask myself why are people more prone to be negative than positive?  Why do we seem to find the bad in people before we search for the good?  I consciously try to live my life in the realm of forgiving people, showing kindness, and demonstrating love in a tangible way.   ... read more »
 ‘The Door Is Open. It’s Not Too Late’ Part 1 
November 17, 2022
We may hear this saying at some time in our lives. It’s not an easy sentence to accept or reject. There are different ways this may be said to you and not exactly in these words.   ... read more »
Inglewood Transit Connector Needs Statewide Support
November 11, 2022
The region is coming to Inglewood for jobs, for housing and for entertainment. And it is incumbent upon us, to make sure that they get there with ease – not congested streets and cramped parking spots. The Inglewood Transit Connector (ITC) would accomplish exactly that – an automated transit system that would connect directly from Metro’s Downtown Inglewood K Station to the front doors of world-class entertainment venues, vibrant, technology-driven commercial zones and new mixed-use and modern housing opportunities. ... read more »
‘Free From The Imprisoned Mind” PartP4 – Overcoming The Insurmountable!’ 
November 10, 2022
Moses had kept the flock of Jethro where he was called in that land (Arabia), which is described in Acts 7:30 – “At the fulfillment of forty (40) years, the Angel of the LORD (Jehovah Himself) appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a burning bush. The bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.”   ... read more »

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