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Aaaw, Come on Now. Let’s Get Real!
January 24, 2019
Well, what church do they go to? I sure don’t know what they’re teaching!? Isn’t that embarrassing when people say something like that? Some where people have expectations of people who say they’re Christian. If they’re drinking and brawling, carousing …either the onlookers might say, “He/she couldn’t be Christian and acting like that!! Could they? ... read more »
The Content of Our Character
January 18, 2019
There isn’t much that hasn’t already been said (and written) about civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. The great orator could articulate his perspective on the plight of Black people with a style, grace and passion that inspired millions of people, Blacks as well as those of other races, to willfully follow him. In the presence of adversity, and often mistreatment of a physical fashion, he urged his supporters to not fight back. ... read more »
Why I am an Environmentalist
January 17, 2019
It is not just about the beauty of nature—although I appreciate that, too. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: The Struggle is Still Real
January 17, 2019
When I first started my event planning business over a quarter of a century ago, one of my favorite clients was working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).  I was originally hired by Genethia Hudley Hayes who was the executive director at the time.  She wanted me to come in and help with what was known as “King Week.”  ... read more »
Success “On The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: ‘Socialism and Democrat Socialist’ On the Rise!
January 17, 2019
Cuba is an example of a socialist nation. Its economy is state run and it lacks a stock exchange.” Bernie Sanders, former Presidential Candidate and  Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez call themselves Democratic socialist. ... Merriam Webster's-dictionary defines socialism as a form of society in which government owns or controls major industries. Marxist theory says socialism is transitional social state between the overthrow of capitalism and the realization of communism. Hot topics” today.  Intelligent people want more insight into definitions. ... read more »
A More Diverse Congress, a More Perfect Union?
January 11, 2019
No freedom in this homeland of the free, but this Congress offers freedom possibilities. It offers the possibility of fixing the Voting Rights Act, even as the Supreme Court has attempted to erode voting rights, even as at least two elections were stolen in 2018, those of Stacey Abrams in Georgia and Andrew Gillum in Florida. ... read more »
Black Violence is Not The Norm, And Never be Considered as Such
January 10, 2019
Pervasive police abuse of Black people, young Black males, especially, is being documented as never before. As a result, the nation is more aware of the problem; whether or not this results in sustainable change in policy and practice remains to be seen. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window-Reset, Recalibrate & Shift Your Mindset About Making Resolutions
January 10, 2019
As I dissect the meaning of a resolution, especially the part referring to anaction of solving a problem, I realized that I do have a problem because historically I always viewed resolutions in a negative light.  I now understand that I must reset, recalibrate and be mindful of the resolutions that I make and how they are good for me. Perhaps, in the past, I have been in denial because I felt defeated before I even got started. As I’ve gotten older, the main area where I feel the most challenged is with my discipline around health and exercise.  But I know that eating a steady healthy diet (allowing opportunities to treat yourself from time to time), along with some level of consistent exercise is critical to an overall healthy life. ... read more »
Jan. 1, 2019. … READ MORE » Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: Ohh.. You Mean God?! The Pizza Delivery Guy, Right?!
January 10, 2019
Accessing God’s accessories [so to speak] is not like placing a pizza order. ... read more »
Rereading King in Critical Times: Mapping and Making Our Way Forward
January 9, 2019
In these critical times which unavoidably raise the pressing questions of mapping and making our way forward regardless, a thoughtful rereading of Dr. Martin Luther King’s historical speech, “Where Do We Go From Here?” offers us an excellent point of departure. ... read more »
SISTERS WHO MADE US PROUD IN 2018
January 3, 2019
Black women in politics opened many new doors, ran in many areas across the country, who won and helped others win. We’ve come a long way since Rep. Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman elected to Congress. ... read more »
Listen — A 2019 Challenge in Memory of Robby Gregg
January 3, 2019
I'm writing about Robby because his memory has challenged me to make a 2019 resolution. ... read more »
ACCOUNTABILITY CRUCIAL FOR BLACK PROGRESS
January 3, 2019
The Black community’s failure to recognize and acknowledge the need for broad, overall accountability absolves everyone ... read more »
Wendy’s Window-Nia: Our Purpose Through Family
January 3, 2019
Growing up my primary caregiver was my paternal grandmother.  Time has a way of revealing the magnitude of someone long after they are gone.  My grandmother was the glue in our family and her home was the central focus that brought us all together. ... read more »
A New Year and Enduring Issues: Crafting an Agenda, Rebuilding a Movement
January 3, 2019
To really go forward without woeful confusion and paralyzing contradictions, it is indispensable that we work within a philosophical framework which grounds our collective vocation of work and struggle. ... read more »
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