Saturday, November 26, 2022
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 »
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 »
Your Vote May Help the Voiceless 
November 3, 2022
Do you happen to be one of the people that does not bother to vote?  Do you realize that your vote matters to more than just you and your family? The vote that you cast today may also be the voice for those who feel hopeless and helpless tomorrow.   ... read more »
Save Your Breast By Doing The Test  
October 27, 2022
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The point is to raise awareness around the impact of breast cancer.  Women should start considering getting mammograms on a regular basis around the age of 40 and annually after turning 50. ... read more »
 “Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave” 
October 20, 2022
Sir Walter Scott said, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!” This quote roughly translates to mean that when one acts dishonestly, they are initiating problems, and a domino structure of complications, that will eventually run out of control. Bottom line, when people act in a dishonest fashion, what they do in the dark will eventually come to light.   ... read more »
The Measure of a Man 
October 13, 2022
Many have written books about men who are virtuous and embody strong values.  The quote by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy,” sums it up quite succinctly in my opinion.    ... read more »
Honoring Every Part of Who You Are  
October 6, 2022
Growing up as a bi-racial child today in America is not unusual, however when I was born in 1961, it was a new trend. Interestingly, children of mixed heritage have been with us since the beginning of time, ... read more »
When You Harbor Bitterness, Happiness Will Dock Somewhere Else 
September 29, 2022
Queen Elizabeth II, after serving on the throne for over 70 years, her reign has ended.  Her death brought an end to an era.    ... read more »
‘The Woman King’ 
September 22, 2022
If we knew better, would we really do better?  Many times, we say we want to make a difference and help the cause, but we are not always willing to leave our comfort zone to do it.    ... read more »
What is it You Truly Know? 
September 15, 2022
I remember when I first subscribed to Oprah’s O Magazine and how I looked forward to reading the back of the magazine where there was a section Oprah called, “What I Know For Sure.” She eventually even wrote a whole book on the subject.   ... read more »
Standing the Test of Time 
September 8, 2022
  Heather Hutt is a woman who has stood the test of time.  She has been committed to the community and serving its people in one form or another since I have known her.      ... read more »
Wendy’s Window – Another Year Around the Sun
September 1, 2022
I am grateful to see another year where I have been able to accomplish a few things, while pushing forward projects that are still yet to be completed. I am enjoying this season of my life. ... read more »
Sending Kids To College 
August 25, 2022
This is the time of year when we take or send our kids to college. I can remember both the joy and sorrow of taking my daughter, Courtney, to Spelman and a few years later taking my son, Freddie, to the University of California at Irvine (UCI).   ... read more »
Rainmaker for Black Businesses 
August 18, 2022
August is National Black Business Month. This effort was started and co-founded by John William Templeton and Frederick E. Jordan, both entrepreneurs.  The goal is to put a spotlight on Black owned businesses and support them by patronizing them and celebrating diversity and equity in our country.   ... read more »
The Challenges of Being a Young Black Boy 
August 11, 2022
My husband and I are the proud parents of three daughters and two sons and the even-prouder grandparents of two grandsons and three granddaughters. Thinking about our children and grandchildren made me come to a stark realization that our grandsons are growing up in a world that has challenges that no other group has to be concerned with.   ... read more »

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