Categories Archives: Op-Ed

Economic Inequality at Home and Abroad.

Days before the opening of the World Economic Forum, Oxfam, the international organization that works on world poverty issues, released a report that addressed inequality. They found the international wealth gap growing rapidly. Last year, just 62 individ ...

Lest We Forget Our Past.

Once again, there is controversy over the nominations of this year’s Academy Awards.  In each major category, there are no people of color (Black, Latino, or Asian) nominated for an Oscar.  This has led to the resurgence of the social media hash tag # ...

THE A.S.A.P. MENTALITY.

“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The next best time to plant it is NOW!”  -African Proverb  Integration was a trick designed to destroy the sense of urgency of Black people. Being forced to live amongst our own, do business am ...

Relationships-versus-Situations.

Relationships are spiritual in nature. Whereas, situations are based on instant gratification entertainment, pleasure seeking moments, and vanity. Relationships precede situations in time and space, because they are about spiritual commitments and obligat ...

Republicans Are Nowhere to Be Found.

In many ways, I am like Job in the Bible; “For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me (Job 3:25 King James Version). I was hoping against all hope that the Republican Party would do something to ...

Workfare-versus-Welfare.

Work is God’s gift to mankind, because of Adam’s spiritual disobedience in the Garden of Eden. Adam’s naming everything in the Garden of Eden was a spiritual work privilege. The excommunicated of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden brought about a ...