Monday, December 10, 2018

Capture Your Style Book Review

If you follow Song of Style like I do, you know her long awaited book, Capture Your Style is out and many, many, many...

Why You Should Not Leave America If Trump-Dog Billionaire Wins the...

A few days ago, I found myself in a classroom with a millennial student of intentionally ambiguous gender, who said, “If Donald Trump becomes...

An Adventure In A Caucus State

Yesterday I experienced going through a Caucus election. Now for those of you who don't understand how it works, the best thing that I...

Spring Valley High and the Criminalization of Black Youth

orginal version published at racetowealth.net on 10/28/15 Yet another video of aggressive policing has gone viral, this one capturing a white police officer grabbing a seated, black,...

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...

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...

Two Apologies: Julian Bond’s “Slave Mistress” Ancestor & Dr. Dre

On August 21, 2015, two apologies appeared in the New York Times, which at first glance do not seem related, but in fact are. The...

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...

Interred with Their Bones: How the Cosby Revelations Add Death...

There will be a feeding frenzy now.  The Big Fish has begun to bleed.  When the sharks have finished anything once thought good and...

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...