Monday, February 26, 2024

Crimes Are Crimes, No Matter How Petty.

January 25, 2022 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( There’s nothing petty about petty crime. Tolerate it, and society descends into disorder. You’re standing in line at Starbucks and watch a freeloader go to the front, pick out a sandwich and walk out without paying. No one says a word. Or you pay your bills, then find out thieves have robbed the blue USPS box to abscond... [Read more...]

Why the Masked and the Unmasked Have Disdain for Each Other.

January 25, 2022 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Among the many unbridgeable divides between Americans is a completely antithetical view of mask wearing. On one side are those who wear masks almost everywhere outside their homes and who demand that others do so, including young children in class and on outdoor playgrounds, and 2-year-olds on airplanes. On the other side are... [Read more...]

Honoring Dr. King Through the Right to Vote.

January 25, 2022 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( In January 1967, 55 years ago this month, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took a very rare sabbatical at an isolated house in Jamaica far away from telephones and the constant pressures of his life as a civil rights leader to write what would become his last book, “Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?” He opened Chapter... [Read more...]

The Exceptional Artist (R.I.P. Sidney Poitier).

January 25, 2022 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Actors, poets and graphic/visual artists are engaged in a continual quest to touch the hearts, minds and souls of their audiences. It’s a daunting challenge and, if successful, leads to respect, admiration and adoration. I can’t imagine that when writing the poem “A Dream Deferred,” Langston Hughes could recognize the... [Read more...]

Three Customer Retention Practices that Deliver Experience.

January 25, 2022 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Gaining new customers is crucial to growing your business, but it can be financially demanding, time-consuming, and difficult. If you don’t have a healthy retention rate, it can actually cost more to acquire new customers than you will collect in revenue over their lifetime. Just think about it; you don’t need to invest a... [Read more...]

The best PDF editors in 2021.

Tweet ( With an excellent free pdf editor, altering pdf documents should be such an easy process. However, you do realize that there are many pdf editors out there. But, which one suits your needs perfectly? You most likely prefer a file editor with most of the packages required to complete an error-free document. At Lumin, we discovered... [Read more...]

Spirit of Giving Growing in Black America.

January 25, 2022 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Today we are witnessing an increased spirit of giving to help underserved communities across the United States. The Black Press of America acknowledges and takes public note of both the responsibilities and the opportunities for corporate leaders to be “Thy Sisters and Brothers Keepers.” Good social corporate responsibility... [Read more...]

2022 Will Be a Great Year for Blacks and People of Color in America.

January 25, 2022 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( With the election of President Biden and Vice President Harris, they have quickly delivered for the American people, while helping our country recover from a pandemic, and an economic crisis. It is very easy for the Republicans to talk about what the Biden team has done wrong, but with the passing of the American Rescue Plan,... [Read more...]

Mitch McConnell’s Freudian Slip.

January 24, 2022 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Prior to a vote on the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to the Senate floor that ultimately failed, McConnell was asked by a reporter about concerns among voters of color. This is how the leader of the Republicans in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, replied. “Well the concern is misplaced, because if you look at the... [Read more...]

What’s Really Behind the Continued Silly Attacks on Critical Race Theory.

January 24, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( They’re at it again. It is the continuing shrill attack by the GOP and the right-wing echo chamber on the strawman issue of critical race theory. This time the assault came from white Mississippi GOP state senators. By a nearly unanimous vote, all except two Senators voted to ban the teaching of critical race theory in the... [Read more...]

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