Thursday, October 28, 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Creating A Better Message For African-American Women.

October 27, 2021 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( While it is more statistically likely to affect older White women, for reasons not fully understood, it has been found that Black women have a higher chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer at younger ages and have higher mortality rates compared to White women and other ethnic groups. According to the American Cancer Society... [Read more...]

Does Actor Alec Baldwin Deserve Decency?

October 27, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( It was probably the worst day of Alec Baldwin’s life when he accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the movie “Rust” on Oct. 21. It’s a time to feel terrible about a 42-year-old woman with a husband and a young son. Then, CNN’s Jake Tapper used it in one of his... [Read more...]

How to Have a Safe Hiking Trip.

October 27, 2021 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Travel/Leisure, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( If you’re looking for an outdoor activity that you can do with your friends and family, hiking can be your best option. It is a relaxing and fun way to work out. Hiking allows you to explore and enjoy nature while helping you improve your mental and physical health. It’s an excellent cardio workout, and it can also be... [Read more...]

BLMs and the Color of Your Skin.

October 27, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( There is a pervasive sickness in America, and it is called white supremacy and systemic racism. These ideologies are invisible, and many Americans now believe that success has nothing to do with the color of an individual’s skin. Discrimination no longer exists, and everyone has the same opportunities. It is very easy to get... [Read more...]

2021 World Series: The undeniably likable Dusty Baker.

October 26, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Houston and Atlanta are battling in this year’s World Series to be the champions of the 2021 Major League Baseball season. Atlanta is making its first appearance in the World Series since being swept by the New York Yankees in 1999 while Houston is making its third World Series appearance since 2017. Two of those Houston Astros... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Last Night in Soho.

October 26, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “Last night I saw something in my dreams,” says the occasionally psychic and always naive fashion student Eloise. Did she have visions of ghosts or of disappointed moviegoers leaving the theater? The trailers and posters for Last Night in Soho may trick potential audiences into believing that this ode to Soho, London in... [Read more...]

Debunking Myths About Medical Cannabis in 2021.

October 26, 2021 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Cannabis has been used as a medicinal therapy for thousands of years. According to, most ancient cultures grew the plant “as herbal medicine, likely starting in Asia around 500 B.C.” Today, millions of Americans use medical cannabis every day to ease the symptoms and treatment-related side effects... [Read more...]

Upcoming Elections; Will It Be Déjà Vu For 2022?

October 26, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It was great to see President Barack Obama in Richmond, Virginia, campaigning with former governor and current gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe on October 23. He reminded me of a college pep rally cheerleader in some ways, encouraging people to get out and vote for McAuliffe and do it now since Virginia has early voting. ... [Read more...]

Big Tech Companies May Be Canceling More Than Just Your Voice.

October 26, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Americans are aware Big Tech has been censoring, shadow banning, and/or de-platforming people for years.  These social media sites regularly suppress information they don’t like, and outright ban those with views that are antithetical to their ideology. The argument from the political right and the left is basically that Congress... [Read more...]

African-American Women Most Likely to Feel Discriminated Against While Seeking Medical Care.

October 26, 2021 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The Urban Institute’s Coronavirus Tracking Survey, a nationally representative survey of adults ages 18 to 64, found that Black adults were more likely than White or Hispanic/Latinx to report being discriminated against or unfairly judged by a doctor or health care provider. “These patterns are concerning given that health... [Read more...]

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