What I Said

Sometimes, the easiest way to say a thing is to simply say it. Sometimes it feels good and other times, it won’t. Either way, it’s better if I say it!

Don’t Dispose of What You Oppose…Why Our Fear and Failure to Engage is Driving Us Apart

Black Lives Matter, All Lives Matter, but what about gray matter?  A colloquialism I heard growing up says: “conversation rules the nation”. If that’s true, we’re a nation without rule and to our own demise!  The United States of America is a peculiar place to be right now. Still boasting as a super power, the …

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My honest thoughts in response to Pastor Michael R. Jordan

Pastor Michael R. Jordan of the New Era Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama has some strong words for Church of the Highlands and its Pastor Chris Hodges which plans to build a location near the inner city. WVTM first reported the story on Monday and the story and one Pastor’s response has since gone semi-viral …

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Here’s What We Can Do With the Cosby Verdict Fallout…

If it broke the internet, we weren’t keeping watch! The news that Bill Cosby was convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault made all the rounds and was met with different waves of elation, shock and anger. For people like me, I had to quickly come to grips with what the verdict means for …

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Bill Cosby: America’s Dad As An Absentee Father

Disclaimer: I want to as best I can fully disclose my thoughts: There is shared grief in this process. Not just for the victims who have grieved since the encounter, but the Cosby family who are still actively grieving the loss of his daughter and also the people who esteemed the man who otherwise matched his …

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Did I just impose a Whataburger curfew on myself? I totally did.

I love Whataburger! Now that that’s out the way, let me tell you why I have a newly self-imposed curfew on entering or ordering from the drive-thru during the hours of 11am-11pm. I just can’t. My wallet can’t. I LOVE the breakfast at Whataburger, it’s about as good as you’re gonna get from a fast …

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Meet the traffic stopping anchor we can’t seem to get enough of

In case you turn off your television (or social media) before sundown, you probably missed one of the most interesting news pieces of the day. It’s a rule of thumb that those who report the news should never become the news, but one viewer just couldn’t help it. When Jan Shedd took to Facebook to …

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Your spouse doesn’t want children, what next?

Last week, People reported that Jeannie Mai from The Real and her husband of 10 years Freddy Harteis are divorcing. The reason behind the split is their separate stances on children. Mai has been adamant from the beginning that she doesn’t want children and Harteis has been adamant that he does. 10 years later, neither …

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Here’s what we can do with Cam Newton’s comments…

The other day, Cam Newton told a female reporter that it was “funny to hear a female reporter ask about pass routes.” The world erupted in a collective OMG…except, they didn’t! Gather around the water cooler, friends. Place your wager on Cam’s apology. Some think it’ll happen and some think it won’t. I don’t think …

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