Quick Take: I Post. You Decide.

Jesse’s gone.  Al’s gone.  But hurt and hostility still remain in the small town of Jena, Louisiana, the site of the racially charged conflict surrounding a group of black high school students infamously known as the Jena 6. Yesterday,  I came across a Christian Science Monitor article, “Media Myths about the Jena 6” by Jena resident, Craig Franklin as told … More Quick Take: I Post. You Decide.

Quick Take: Mic Check Please – My “Close-Up” on Back Porch

I am always telling my students to get ready for their close-up which can happen unexpectedly at any time.   When my “close-up” came late last week, I, of course, wasn’t quite ready.    A few days ago, I received a note from the publisher of an article I wrote about hip hop and domestic violence over a … More Quick Take: Mic Check Please – My “Close-Up” on Back Porch

Friends in My Ears

It seems that prayer hasn’t worked thus far.  I am considering dousing myself in holy water.   I know I say this every time but I honestly don’t know what’s wrong with me.  I have these unexplainable weaknesses for the strangest things. Now you are probably wondering what the hell I am talking about.  I have yet another … More Friends in My Ears