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Wickham on Mississippi Governor Barbour’s Pardons

January 18, 2012 by  
Filed under community, crime, in the news

If you haven’t heard, outgoing Mississippi Republican Governor Haley Barbour pardoned a slew of criminals which would allow them to retain their right to vote. Instead of support from the very organizations fighting to restore voting rights these same groups have degenerated into opposing the Governor’s pardons and Mississippi’s Democratic Attorney General is trying to […]

Saddest Thing I’ve Read in A Long Time

January 18, 2012 by  
Filed under community, crime, in the news

I reside in the District of Columbia, our nation’s Capitol. And while DC and Official Washington are steps from each other, it seems as if they’re worlds apart. Official Washington’s roads are clean, monuments welcome tourists, and the economy is bustling. In DC, crime is rampant, the unemployment rate is staggering, and regard for one […]

News on the Breast Cancer Front

A month can’t go by without hearing about a friend, or a friend of a friend’s, breast cancer scare or diagnosis. My heart sinks every time. The anxiety of not knowing can drive you insane. “Staying calm is easier said than done,” a friend reminds me. We like to empower you with information so that […]

This Week in Washington: December 5, 2011

December 5, 2011 by  
Filed under black women, congress, obama, politics

The White House: This week, the President will welcome Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada to the White House. Canada is a close ally and partner of the United States, and the President looks forward to discussing our important bilateral relationship, including economic competitiveness and security, and key global issues. The U.S. Senate: The Senate […]

Bishop Eddie Long…..Shaking My Head

December 4, 2011 by  
Filed under children, in the news

This man is a true predator. He has ruined so many lives. He has been shown for the sick pervert he is. His wife FINALLY decides to leave him after all these years. And NOW he decides to “take some time off.” CNN reporting: Georgia televangelist Eddie Long told his congregation Sunday that he is […]

World AIDS Day: Don’t Just Blog/Tweet About It, Be About It

December 1st is World AIDS Day. A day where the bloggers and tweeters will wax eloquently about the importance of getting tested, raising awareness, and taking action. Can you imagine the progress we would make as a community if everyone who blogged, tweeted, or retweeted actually got tested? I challenge everyone to put action behind […]

Failure to Report: Penn State in Our Own Communities

November 22, 2011 by  
Filed under children, community, in the news

The Penn State child rape scandal hurts my heart every time I hear more about the horrible details of how Sandusky destroyed the innocence of likely dozens of young boys and betrayed the public trust. But what is also troubling to me is the number of people around him who allegedly witnessed his attacks on […]

Breast Cancer Awareness In Months Other Than October

October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  It was hard to miss.  My Twitter fam had their pink ribbon Twibbons, the National Football League was rocking pink nonstop and there was even a Lifetime movie dedicated to breast cancer.  I was in full awareness mode myself.  I hate cancer.  I had my pink Komen awareness […]

20 Years Ago Today….

Magic Johnson announced to the world that he was HIV positive 20 years ago today. I was in high school. I didn’t understand HIV/AIDS enough at the time. It scared the hell out of me though. And I certainly didn’t think Magic would still be alive today. But that shows you what faith, family, money, […]

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