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Enough is Enough Already; Can We Please Stop Celebrating Black History Month
(Previously published on Medium) So let me cut straight to the chase explaining why I just said what I said. The ultimate reason why I say “Hell to the no” in response to suggestions, insinuations, arguments, pleas, requests, and recommendations to cease celebrating Black History Month is simple. It winds down to one glaring reality:
Happy Birthday Martin Luther King Jr. Thanks for the Power of Your Words
(Previously published on Medium) Once again I recently read what has become for some, the solution for dealing with matters of racism and white supremacy in America. “Just stop talking about it”.
The Premature Call for Peace and Unity in America Won't Happen Anytime Soon
Republicans responsible for sedition now want ‘unity’. The Washington Post It’s only been a week since a violent mob of hundreds of American citizens proudly ransacked the US Capitol. Five lives were lost and as of today, less than 100 have been arrested with many more expected.
The Chasm in Our Democracy Part 2; My Thoughts about January 6, 2021
“People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.” James Baldwin I saw these people yesterday. Hundreds of them.
This Covid-19 Year has Sucked; But What a Great Time to Start Giving Again
I think the general consensus about the year 2020 for which most will agree is this; It’s been a “sucky” sort of year. The fact they’re only a few days left in this year weirdly offers a shared sense of anticipated relief. Most people are ready to chalk this year up as one for the history books. Eager to move swiftly into better days ahead.
Have the Courage to Just Be Yourself No Matter What Others Say
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Today COVID-19 Is in My Bed and Now I’m Out the Bedroom
I’ve been sleeping on our “not-so-comfy” pull-out bed for the last 8 nights. My comfy king-sized bed has been off-limits for me since last Sunday. The day my essential job working husband tested positive for COVID-19.
20 Encouraging Quotes of Support for LGBTQ+
Imagine being a well-known gospel singer with a large and growing fan base and being “outed” on social media in a leaked Instagram video for all the world to see before you were ready.