Thursday, November 30, 2023

Why Obama has been so stingy with pardons…

November 30, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( President Obama has almost certainly heard and read the mounting criticism from immigrant rights, civil liberties and civil rights, and criminal justice reform groups that he is coming close to breaking an unenviable record. The president’s record is not just one of the slowest in modern history to grant pardons or clemency.... [Read more...]

How to Set Goals and Achieve Them…

November 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I felt that today would be a good day to talk about living life to the fullest.  I’m no expert on this, but I’ve learned a few things over the years that I can share with you.  One thing I can say for sure is that most of us are not reaching our potential, as we find that the words “woulda coulda shoulda”... [Read more...]

Why Vince Young’s Blow Up Will Shorten His NFL Career…

November 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I read with great concern about the plight of Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young. This week, Young stormed out of the stadium after getting into a heated argument with Titans coach Jeff Fisher, which is an absolute no-no. He even tossed his shoulder pads into the stands on his way out. Bad move Vince, your days are numbered. Young... [Read more...]

What colleges are doing right for black male students…

November 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Education, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The headline may catch some readers by surprise. We’re used to talking about what’s going wrong for black males: Over-represented in the criminal justice system, under-represented on payrolls; victims of inadequate health care and neglectful of their family responsibilities. And in education: chronically over-represented... [Read more...]

How to Rid Shaving Bumps on Black Men…

November 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( To rid shaving bumps on black men is very easy and can be done with a shaving brush. Shaving bumps on black men generally occur because the hair curls back into the face itself. This is why a shaving brush is needed to brush over the curled hairs to straighten them. The following article will detail a few steps to rid shaving... [Read more...]

A Bad Credit Score Could Keep You Unemployed…

November 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Employers and the EEOC may be heading for a confrontation over the use of credit ratings in hiring. It’s a cruel irony of life that, as Billie Holiday sang, “Them that’s got shall get,” but practices in today’s job market suggest that those in the best position financially have a better chance of... [Read more...]

In Cash We Trust, Part 1…

November 16, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The new religion of money has truly changed every game. It has changed the way some Blacks think of themselves with the illusion of inclusion. It really took off during the Eighties, when we saw many so-called Black Republicans become such not purely because of politics, but because they assumed that there was something for them... [Read more...]

When Politics Fails, From Whence Cometh Our Help?

November 13, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The resounding defeat recently meted out against House Democrats should serve as a wake-up call for those who found solace in the election of America’s first Black president.  While the Democratic victories of 2008 brought with them campaign promises for transparency and reform, carrying them into practice has proven difficult... [Read more...]

My Manifesto Against Black Pimping and Hustling…

November 13, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I tuned in Late to the Bev Smith Program on the Internet radio Friday, November 12, 2010, after trying to listen to a Reparations Program on Harambee Radio. Yes, Dr. Claud Anderson did come back on, but he started talking about what happen when he was in charge of Education in the State of Florida back in the 1970s.  I love... [Read more...]

Black Boys are Worse Off in School Than Previously Thought…

November 10, 2010 by  
Filed under Education, Fatherhood, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It’s been long understood that black boys are not doing well in the school system. A recent article by the New York Times shows that the situation is worse than previously thought. According to a study by the Council of the Great City Schools, black boys are in horrible shape when it comes to education. The New York Times... [Read more...]

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