America Does NOT Care About Children!

Children are not safe here, and no one wants to acknowledge it, much less admit it. In the wake of another Labor Day, I send much love and recognition to workers and unions across the nation. I wish that that was all that was on my mind today. Last week, when Philadelphia’s children were supposedContinue reading “America Does NOT Care About Children!”

How Do I Feel About Kevin Samuels’ Death?

Kevin Samuels died last week. In case you have no idea who that is, KS was a self-proclaimed dating/relationship expert who made a practice of demeaning Black women. I will not say what I thought he was, because I was taught not to speak ill of the dead. I will say that I have seenContinue reading “How Do I Feel About Kevin Samuels’ Death?”

Kwanzaa 2021: Day 5

Habari Gani? Nia! When were we great? We were great when we cared about each other’s success. When we had Aunties and Uncles who were not related by blood helped us to raise our children. We were great when we sought knowledge and excellence instead of fame and fortune by any means necessary. We wereContinue reading “Kwanzaa 2021: Day 5”

Kwanzaa 2021: Day 4

Habari Gani? Ujamaa! Can we stop with the beauty salons and the soul-food diners and the little tchotchke places where you can buy candy, socks, and water ice? Every billionaire in this country gets rich with our money. Everyone but US gets rich with our money. Why are we buying purses and shoes when ourContinue reading “Kwanzaa 2021: Day 4”

Too Good To Be Judged Fairly???

Let me see if I’ve got this straight: Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast of all time, with SIX gymnastic moves named after her, has to withdraw from the Olympics because the judges refuse to award her the points that she earned, to soothe the fragile egos of her competitors (and really the Caucasian Contagion). SheContinue reading “Too Good To Be Judged Fairly???”