Teddy Pendergrass’ Wake Up Still Relevant

Teddy Pendergrass' Wake Up Still Relevant

A powerful descriptive song can deliver a message and give people the courage to get involved. In the song, Wake Up sung by Teddy Pendergrass, his baritone voice compels us to get busy. The song was released in 1975, still speaks… Read More

Mississippi doesn’t want more Black Voters

Mississippi doesn't want more Black Voters

If you are still under the illusion that your vote doesn’t matter, well peep this quote made by Gail Harrison Welch, who is the Election Commissioner in Mississippi. On Facebook, she lamented how Black residents in her county had planned successful… Read More

Wayfair: All Money Ain’t Good Money

Wayfair: All Money Ain't Good Money

There is a saying, all money ain’t good money, and the workers for Wayfair Inc., which is an American e-commerce company that sells home goods, according to their website, agreed with that statement. Here is the deal! According to CBS, Wayfair’s… Read More

FLINT, MICHIGAN STILL DOESN’T HAVE CLEAN WATER

FLINT, MICHIGAN STILL DOESN'T HAVE CLEAN WATER

Flint, Michigan still doesn’t have clean water, and it is a travesty of justice. Background: According to CNN, Flint once thrived as the home of the nation’s largest General Motors plant. The city’s economic decline began during the 1980s when GM… Read More

#CancelLindaFairstein #CancelThatWhatNinoBrownSaid

#CancelLindaFairstein #CancelThatWhatNinoBrownSaid

Esquire Magazine is reporting When They See Us, which depicts the injustice done to five Harlem teens who were arrested, convicted and imprisoned in the 1989 rape of a jogger, has fueled #CancelLindaFairstein movement. The movement calls for publishers and booksellers… Read More

Parent Power: Stronger in Numbers

Parent Power: Stronger in Numbers

Parents have the power to #DoMoreThanScratchTheSurface but you have to use that power. Parents, I can hear you in my head: “I am too busy. To be real, I just don’t want to use the effort to get the changed accomplished…. Read More

Got an hour? Come have a seat.

Got an hour? Come have a seat.

Adrienne Holloway, who teaches 6,7 and 8th grade at Carstens Academy of Aquatic Science Elementary School in Detroit, Michigan, said mentors are needed but if people, especially men had an hour she said, come by and have a seat. Holloway said,… Read More

Protests aren’t Polite or Pretty

Protests aren’t Polite or Pretty

Webster’s Dictionary defines protest as something said or done that shows disagreement with or disapproval of something. As defined, the very nature of a protest is not polite because the protesters are demanding a company, organization or group to change their… Read More