What is a Bitch…really?

“All men by nature desire to know.” –Aristotle As a boy hanging around my father I always wanted to know, what is a Bitch…really? My mother was a Bitch hear my father tell it. My aunt was a Bitch, all my school teachers in school were Bitches, Scarlet O’Hara in “Gone With The Wind” she…

History of Statue of Liberty

“All men by nature desire to know.”—Aristotle The 152 foot cooper female figure on Liberty Island in New York Harbor the world knows as THE STATUE of LIBERTY. The statue, was designed by a Frenchman named, Frederic Bartholdi and was given to the United States of America by France on the 100th anniversary of Independence…

Michael Jackson’s true essence & legacy

“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.” —Mark Anthony ( Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar) Am I alone in my perspective of the true essence and legacy of Michael Jackson is one of good will? I honestly, am not aware of any foul deed or action taken or…

Geronimo …Who’s that?

“Who can exhaust a man? Who knows a man’s resources?” Jean-Paul Sartre Geronimo (Goyahkla) was born on June 16th 1829 near the Gila River, Bedonkohe, under Mexican occupation. We celebrate the amazing life today of this most feared and fierce Apache warrior. Geronimo was a naturally gifted hunter, who, the legend goes, as a boy…

Dick Gregory Comes to Atlanta!

“True heroism…is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” —Arthur Ashe The great Dick Gregory comes to Atlanta on September 23rd- 25th @ UPTOWN COMEDY CORNER tickets can be purchased @ uptowncomedycorner.net Atlanta loves Dick Gregory and this is a show not to…

Muhammad Ali & Black Women

“Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time.” –Longfellow (A Psalm of Life) Every black woman should teach her son about Muhammad Ali. Every black woman should teach her son to love the legacy he leaves behind. I did…

FASTING…

“And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto thick darkness where God was.” –Exodus My most cherished friend asked me why I fast; I thought the question she put to me was wonderful: “Hmmmmmmmmm…why do I fast, no one ever asked me that question before.” I did not have a ready answer…