Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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...
It has been confirmed that one of the greatest conductors of the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. If this decision is actualized, it will be the first time in the history of the United States that a woman would...

PURPLE REIGN

Once in a period someone comes along with talent so immense that it staggers the imagination. Such was the case of the late, great all-around musician/performer/philanthropist Prince Rogers Nelson. Prince made his transition on Thursday, April 25 at the age of 57 in his home, Paisley Park, in Minnesota....

THE POLITICS OF BEAUTY

The game of beauty is one that is dependent upon the minds of those who perceive it, and it is influenced by cultural politics. What is intrinsic beauty? Some have said that beauty is found in "regularity" of form; i.e., that everything fits together symmetrically. This may be true...
America is at a crossroads, and what happens during the next 9 months or so will determine the future of this country (and the world) for years to come. The growing divide between the haves and have-nots is wreaking havoc on the body politic; the result is seen in...
There is a great deal of concern regarding wealth, or the lack of it, in the Black community. To their credit, several individuals are organizing around restoring “Black Wall Street.” Black Wall Street is a reference to a calamity that occurred during the early part of the last century...
March is Women’s History Month. Though we should be aware of the contributions to life that women have made all of the time, March affords us an opportunity to give special attention to women’s contributions. Women make up one-half of the human family. This month-long celebration has interesting origins. The...
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...
It is no secret that a lot of people harbor the notion that Black people are not as smart as some in other races. This is because Blacks in America seem to lag behind others when it comes to tests of academic proficiency. The hierarchy propaganda posits that Asians...
Presidents’ Day 2016 is here and the time has come when it can have a different meaning for Black people. This is because an African American is president of the United States! President Barack Obama’s great achievement can send a very important message to the Black community if it...