No Time to Die

Well, I’ll start with the relatively obvious: I’ve never been happier or more at peace. Anything is possible. I’m not saying that in the optimistic way, but in the pessimistic way. A few of you have at some point read Manning Marable’s excellent breakdown of Malcolm’s life; more of you I think watched the recent […]

Song of the Day – ‘I’m a Ho’

  Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated was founded on December 4th, 1906. The ideals are Scholarship, Manly Deeds, and Love for All Mankind. In 2016, as much as any year before, my personal commitment to serve my religious community and all mankind has really come to the surface. So four years from now, when I […]

Puzzle

  First, Kaepernick.  Don’t have much to add here.  My father, uncles, cousins, good friends are all veterans so I’ve always stood for the national anthem out of respect for them.  But if the man doesn’t want to do it, and he’s expressed why he doesn’t want to do it, I’ve been there too.  And […]

The End

Relieved. Way back when, I was an intensely serious child.  Most everyone admired me for it, in different ways.  I was intelligent.  I was curious.  I was ‘angry’, in the sense I was fascinated by all the whys and hows of what brought all of us to where we are.  I was an avid student […]