Who will save the world? This is not a rhetorical question. The truth of the matter is that barring religious strategies, it will be left up to the people occupying this planet to determine what will happen on it. If we think about it, the United States has been...
The game of chess has been around for centuries and has captured the minds of some of the world’s greatest thinkers. What’s intriguing about this game is that it seems to mimic real life. You have the board with 64 alternating black and white squares, recalling the 64 hexagrams...
During a recent visit to the UK, former President Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry. One of the nuggets of wisdom dropped by Obama was that leaders should take better care on how they use social media, which was probably a veiled swipe at President Donald Trump. Trump uses social...
The United States is currently in the throes of an incredible scenario, a slippery slope that is totally unexpected and makes scant sense. Actually, unless you have peanuts for brains, it would make sense to live in such a way that we would live cooperatively. But that’s not what...
Things are heating up in the 2016 presidential race. The past several years have been very telling; the Republicans have revealed an atavistic bent with their penchant for turning back the clock in America. This trend is best exemplified by the current Republican front-runner, Donald Trump, who has expressed...
There is something that we all must understand before we will be safe in navigating the troubled waters of this world. It is an old cliché – we are all in this together. This is something that has been talked about and preached about since time immemorial. Unfortunately, it...
People have just recently become aware of the fact that the town of Flint, Michigan has a water crisis and, as is true in many situations these days, the majority of people affected are Black. Of course, there are a lot of trusting white Americans who don’t see anything...
It is hard to believe that many African Americans still refuse to embrace the power of the vote. Thousands refuse to go to the polls, believing that their votes don’t count. During the November, 2016 elections, a lot of African Americans were heard saying that they were faced with...
America is just days away from a new presidency, and excitement as well as foreboding are evident in many segments of the population. This is because a new president will have the power to significantly change the direction of the country, and with it, the fate of the people. This...
They are at it again; there is an outcry from many segments of the American public about the fact that former President Barack Obama is slated to be paid $400,000 for a speech to Wall Street executives in September. A couple of these opponents are surprising – U.S. Senators...