Categories Archives: Commentary

How My Grandparents Taught Me to Love Myself.

I don’t remember my grandparents assisting me with homework beyond holding up flash cards for me to recite. They could have, I just don’t remember. I do remember Lil’ Bow Wow’s release of “Beware of Dog” in 2000 followed by my incessan ...

Silicon Bayou.

Houston, Texas is a dynamic, vibrant city with a diverse population. It is connected to the continental United States by freight rail lines, interstate highways and to the world via two international airports and a bustling sea port. This city, built asid ...

Black History: Does Race Still Matter?.

Black history begins with a positive: “Who Am I” experience! Most importantly, in celebrating Black History Month, Blacks must celebrate God, because Blacks were given a distorted conception of God by slave owners. In fact, because of “i ...

2018: The Year of the Black Woman.

There is a reckoning afoot in this country. On one side, Trump has emboldened and embodied a virulent and reckless hate that targets women, Black people, and immigrants (among many others). Each day brings a new outrage. On the other side, #MeToo has fol ...

Focused on a Post-Harvey Houston.

I’ve said many times that we will do things differently in the post-Harvey world, so here are some important details on my proposal to build Houston homes differently to prevent flooding. We will require that residential structures be built higher. We w ...

The State Of The Union.

The State of the Union is “spiritually-morally” upside-down, because President Donald J. Trump is America’s Greatest National Disaster! Hence, if you thought acts of nature (Hurricanes, Mud Slides, Floods, and Tornados) and individuals drivi ...