Monday, December 10, 2018

How Juneteenth Is Linked to July Fourth & the Tragedy at...

As I write this, the pillorying of Rachel Dolezal has been wiped from the front pages by the tragic murder of nine innocents at...

That Time Michael Jordan got beat by a 45yr old mutual...

The first clip shows Michael Jordan and 45 year old mutual funds manager, John Rogers, in a game of one-on-one. The game took place...
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Atlanta Cheerleader Does 44 Back Handsprings in 36 Seconds, Breaks World...

Atlanta high school cheerleader, Mikayla Clark, breaks the Guinness World Record for doing the most consecutive back handsprings.

How Julian Bond Became the Heroic Icon Whose Passing Is Now...

This is the photograph of Julian Bond I like best.  It is January 10, 1966.  Everyone but Julian is standing, their right hands raised...
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What’s Next for the Obamas? Projects Include The Obama Presidential Center

The Obamas announced one of their first major projects as private citizens after leaving the White House: The Obama Presidential Center. The center will be...

Why writers love National Library Week

When DJ Khaled made the lyrical announcement that he wasn’t really checkin for “No New Friends” I happily sang along in agreeance. Deciding my...

Viola Davis, My Daughter, and the Opportunity Gap for Black Women

My grade school teachers often told me, “Success is where preparation meets opportunity.” Over the years, I have shared this same mantra with my...
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High School Football Player Gives A Motivational Message During Post-Game Interview

East View High School football player, Apollos Hester, gives a motivational message during his post-game interview with Austin Time Warner Cable sports reporter, Lauren...

On the 52nd Anniversary of Dr. King’s “Dream” Speech, A Nation...

Those who believe in the Law of Attraction say the more attention you give a subject, the larger it gets.  In one of his...

26 Things to Learn: Black Privilege.♡

Yay! So today marks the first book I've fully read & finished in 2018. It might sound minor, but this is a major accomplishment for...