Categories Archives: Commentary

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 ...

Behind the Black Unemployment Rate.

When the unemployment rate dropped and economic conditions improved under the leadership of President Barack Obama, 45 derided the gains as “fake news”. He suggested that the monthly Employment Situation (www.bls.gov) reports of the Bureau of ...

CBC Members Plan State of the Union Protest.

ABOVE: CBC members plan to protest the president’s State of the Union address. (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA) During a lengthy, members-only meeting on Capitol Hill on January 19, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) discussed various options to p ...

Man Is God’s Glory!.

A man’s willingness to glorify God is what makes him a “Man of God”, not a male of the world. Hence, a worldly male can easily be persuaded to become a “lifetime-card-carrying-member” of the “devil’s workshop”.  And, “We know that all t ...

Man Is God’s Glory!.

A man’s willingness to glorify God is what makes him a “Man of God,” not a male of the world. Hence, a worldly male can easily be persuaded to become a “lifetime-card-carrying-member” of the “devil’s workshop.”  And, “We know that all t ...

Fifty Years Ago.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., born on January 15, 1929, turned 39 years old fifty years ago. Assassinated on April 4, 1968, he didn’t make it to 40. Yet in his scant 39 years on the planet, he upended the ways we think about race, capitalism, poverty, po ...