Is America filled to capacity or just selective regarding who we can house? Is there fear of becoming outnumbered by foreign guests and those who don’t look like us? And who is this us? I lived in Atlanta for seven … Continue reading Do You Have Any Vacancies?
Fifteenth Amendment Section 1 The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude– Section 2 … Continue reading Winter in America and the Power of the Ballot
It was 59 years ago that Dr. ML King, Jr. declared from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, that we had come to cash a check marked insufficient funds. But we refused to believe that the bank of justice is … Continue reading Has That Check Cleared Yet?
Back when I was in elementary school in the early 60’s, we started the day with pledging allegiance to the American flag, that is, except for a Muslim kid whose family were members of the Nation of Islam. Although I … Continue reading One Nation, Under God?
More than 4,000 Black people have been lynched in the United States of America, and those states have largely stood united in terrorizing and demonizing Blacks since its inception. These lynchings have been an acceptable part of American society. This … Continue reading America’s Strange Fruit
Trees that produce fruit, which produce seeds, which produce trees, which produce fruit, which provides seeds, which produce more fruit-bearing trees. And so on and so forth. This cycle of life continues. Healthy trees healthy fruit, which can then produce … Continue reading Tree Bearing Fruit
Those who seek your oppression will always demonize those who seek your liberation. When the Griots of the African culture sat down to share the history of the tribe, it was the duty of the listeners to internalize these … Continue reading Bright Lights from Our Past Illuminate our Path
“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:32) Truth sets us free from the shackles which bind our intellect. Truth delivers us from unhealthy and destructive biases. Truth frees the soul to fellowship … Continue reading “You Can’t Handle the Truth!”
“And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good.” (Gen. 1:31a) And God created a palette of colors and painted a broad array of beauty upon His universal canvass. He created a breathtaking light show … Continue reading Colors: What God Meant for Good