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Wendy Gladney
Time For a Hometown Girl!
October 14, 2021
In school, math was not my favorite subject but I do understand the importance of numbers.  I want to share with you some numbers associated with the great city of Los Angeles. ... read more »
There is No Time Limit for Justice
October 7, 2021
Justice means giving someone what he or she deserves. Finally, after facing numerous allegations of sexual misconduct, payoffs to victims and unpopular acquittals singer R. Kelly was found guilty of racketeering and eight counts of sex trafficking in a Brooklyn federal courtroom. The jury found him guilty of being the ringleader in a decades-long criminal enterprise to recruit women and underage girls for sex. Allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships with minors have swirled around R Kelly for years, especially after his illegal marriage to the R&B singer Aaliyah in 1994 when she was just fifteen. The term racketeering is usually associated with organized crime, referring to a group of individuals that attempt to extort, coerce or otherwise create some type of scheme or a racket. In the case of R Kelly, the court and prosecutors felt that his expansive entourage of staff and enablers around the musician constituted a criminal enterprise. ... read more »
For Every Problem There is a Solution
September 23, 2021
Once we are born, there are two things we all are going to experience no matter how hard we try to avoid them, no matter how much money or fame we have.  One of those things is death. The Bible is very clear that all of us will experience a single permanent death, no one gets out alive. The second thing is problems. ... read more »
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Are You Getting Mo’ Better?
September 9, 2021
They say we are not just another year older, but another year wiser.  They also say we are not getting older; we are getting better.  I must admit I have gotten wiser and better at understanding and internalizing that tomorrow is not promised and we truly do not know what the day may bring. ... read more »
Let Us Rethink this Recall?
September 2, 2021
On September 14, 2021 Californians are going to have a special election to vote if Governor Gavin Newsom should be recalled. A recall is a way the public can attempt to remove an elected public official from office before the end of their term of office.  California is one of 20 states that allows voters to recall their governor. ... read more »
Violence Towards Black Females Continues
August 26, 2021
Death is tragic, but when it is someone you know it is even more devastating. I along with many others are still in shock after hearing about the senseless murder of Michelle Avan.  This shining light and rising star was murdered. ... read more »
Do You Doubt Yourself?
August 19, 2021
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Wendy’s Window – False Evidence Appearing Real (FEAR)
August 12, 2021
Recently my husband and I were sitting in the backyard enjoying a midsummer night evening and it happened, out of nowhere he says, “Wendy what role has fear played in your life?’  I was startled, stunned, and shocked by this dart to the heart question. ... read more »
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August 5, 2021 – Peace of Mind
August 5, 2021
In both good and bad times one of my saving graces has always been to read scripture.  Reading the bible gives me peace and comfort.  When we pray, ... read more »
Wendy’s Window – Don’t Confuse Your Valuables With Your Value
July 22, 2021
Have you ever known anyone who measured their self-worth by the size of their bank account or by their physical appearance? Too many people in this materialistic world we live in do not know the difference between their net worth and their self-worth. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window July 15, 2021 – Life Choices
July 15, 2021
One of the things that I have realized in my life is that the choices I made yesterday defined who I am today.  I will be the first to admit that some of the choices I have made were not always best for me.  However, many of the choices I made impacted my life positively. ... read more »
Let Us Be Summertime Smart
June 24, 2021
Last week I wrote about the celebration of two memorable days in the month of June, Juneteenth and Father’s Day.  ... read more »
Wendy’s Window
June 10, 2021
The death of George Floyd ignited several new movements including how people, cities, and the country are looking at reforming police tactics and the delivery of police services.  In Los Angeles there is a loud cry to reimagine how the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and public safety should operate. ... read more »
Forgotten History or Selective Memory?
June 3, 2021
On Monday, May 31st CNN Films premiered the showing of DREAMLAND: The Burning of Black Wall Street.  This cinematic documentary executive produced by LeBron James, celebrates, and shares the rich cultural history that existed in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma at that time one of the wealthiest Black communities in the United States, earning it the name, “Black Wall Street.” ... read more »
“What Do You Need?”
May 27, 2021
On September 4th I will celebrate 60 wonderful years of living. My goal in life is to die young at a very, incredibly old age (smile). Part of living is knowing and growing. ... read more »
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