[March is Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8. It is a time to celebrate the contributions that women have made to society. The National Women’s History Alliance (NWHA) has taken the lead in assigning themes to each year honoring women’s history. The NWHA selected...
Black History Month 2021 has come to an end. The month was short, but a lot happened during the 28 days that it lasted. For one, the state of Texas experienced its greatest winter storm in its history. Families went without power for up to 55 hours and more. Texas’...

A TIME FOR SANKOFA

People all across America watched as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a post-impeachment speech after Donald Trump was acquitted. The vote was 57 – 43, falling short of the 2/3 majority that was needed, which means that Donald Trump has, once again, escaped consequences for outrageous behavior. Most...
Black History Month is an annual observance originating in the United States, where it is also known as African-American History Month. It has received official recognition from governments in the United States and Canada, and more recently has been observed in Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. It started out as Negro History Week...

THE NEW REPUBLICAN PARTY

The Republican Party, sometimes also referred to as the GOP (“Grand Old Party”), is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main, historic rival, the Democratic Party. The GOP was founded in 1854 by opponents of the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. The...
Why does crime exist, and what should be done about it? Lately, a lot of discussion is centered on a spate of carjackings carried out by African Americans, many of them youths. In the past we have made all types of excuses for this kind of behavior, but the...
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...
On Monday, January 18, the nation will celebrate the 92nd birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And on Monday, January 11, Nancy Pelosi introduced an Article of Impeachment for President Donald J. Trump. The juxtaposition of these events is extremely ironic. More importantly, they demonstrate how relevant Dr. King’s...

USING THE SCIENCE OF LOVE

Most people have been lamenting the challenges that we faced in 2020, and most were anticipating things to turn out much better in 2021. Improvement remains to be seen. The truth of the matter is that nothing will change until we change it. If you have a wheel and...

HAPPY NEW YEAR, FINALLY!

Most people will probably agree that the year 2020 was one heck of a ride, and many will not be sad to see it go. For some people, it has been one of the most difficult years of their lives. People have experienced multiple deaths in their families, have...