Confession of a Mother Facing the Juggernaut — or How I Survived the Elementary School Play

Confession of a Mother Facing the Juggernaut — or How I Survived the Elementary School Play Have you ever observed that sometimes, out of the blue, fate arranges it so you get exactly what you deserve? Not that I took such a benign view at the time… The Noose Tightens Clearly he had been talking […]

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Farwell American Patriot

“Now cracks a noble heart; Goodnight sweet prince; And flights of angels Sing thee to thy rest.”   FATHER DANIEL BERRIGAN – 5/9/1921 — 4/30/2016 Lifelong peace activist, Father Daniel Berrigan, died Saturday, April 30 just shy of his 95th birthday. Often called the anti-war priest and the Holy Outlaw (title of a documentary about […]

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HBCUs and the United Negro College Fund: Another Grand Betrayal

Seventy two years ago, a determined group of Black educators made a decision that would set the course for 27 predominantly black colleges and universities in the midst of their fight for survival —caught between the vicissitudes of a racist country and a student body predominantly poor and underserved by what passed for “separate but […]

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All Hail the Return of the Mighty Gods of Baseball

All Hail the Return of the Mighty Gods of Baseball Oh, somewhere in this favored land the sun is shining bright;
The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light,
And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout;
But there is no joy in Mudville – mighty Casey has struck out. Ernest Lawrence Thayer (Published in […]

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Legacy: Obama’s & Ours

2016 promises to be a remarkable year. The election in November, the new president in, the current president out — well not exactly. The “old” president will be preparing the traditional defense of his presidency in the form of a doorstopper (AKA book) dumping fairy dust over his more nefarious policies and generally giving high […]

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Eyes on the Prize

Written as a response to the prospect of the White House becoming a Clinton Family outpost, this article uncovers the blueprint Clinton loyalists hope will propel the Diva into the White House. For openers, let’s take a peek at the loyal opposition. As an antidote to the Clinton brand of overweening ambition, phony claims, and […]

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