Categories Archives: Commentary

Let’s Make Politics Out of Bounds on Sundays.

When the referees in charge of NFL football games make questionable calls, a challenge can be issued, subjecting the decisions to closer review. The choice by President Trump to attack a group of our nation’s top professional athletes deserves that same ...

The Last Dance.

Those of you who are my age will remember the house parties in our parents’ basements with the blue and red lights. Whether boy or girl, although you were reluctant to ask or too shy to accept that slow dance with someone you considered special, when th ...

We are All to Blame for the Las Vegas Shooting.

The videos circulating on social media and playing repeatedly on the newscasts are the stuff of nightmares. The audio is chilling; the sheer panic in the air is palpable. Who among us cannot imagine ourselves in that same scenario—at a crowded concert, ...

What Happens to a Dream Deferred?.

Our 45th President swept into office with a foundation of racist claims. First, the very basis of his political participation was his false assertion (for which he has never apologized) that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States. Using ...

The Welfare System.

There are many legitimate reasons why some individuals must depend on a Welfare System. Of course, individuals should not be dehumanized in order to become a recipient of welfare assistance. Both recipients, as well as, welfare professionals should be res ...

One in God, And All in Christ.

In order to minimize confusion, because confusion is of the devil, and the devil’s desire is to confuse every individual. “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” (1 Corinthians 14:33). The so ...

Explaining Charlottesville to My 7-Year-Old.

Because of my work in social justice, equity and inclusion many people believe that my children have an advanced, even adult-like understanding of these complex social issues. No. My children understand these issues the way a 7 and 4-year-old would. Furth ...