Michelle Obama Dares to Address Black Inferiority Complex

You would have thought that she had taken the last piece of chicken at the barbecue or had stepped on someone’s bad toe from the reaction that Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic Presidential candidate, Senator Barack Obama, received after having made some remarks about the well known, seldom discussed black inferiority complex. Her remarks, which … More Michelle Obama Dares to Address Black Inferiority Complex

New AOL Black Voices Director Seeks to Reinvent the Wheel

The next thing you know, they are going to announce that they just discovered fire. AOL Black Voices (AOL BV) is once again making the commitment to be bigger, better and blacker, this time under a new director, former Black Enterprise.com executive, Tariq Muhammad. Mr. Muhammad’s job is “to oversee the African American news and … More New AOL Black Voices Director Seeks to Reinvent the Wheel

Prosperity Preachers Giving Thanks for the Small Things

This Thanksgiving holiday, at least six of America’s most infamous famous prosperity preachers will have something to be thankful for…that they still have their tax exempt status which could be revoked if it’s discovered that they have used church money for less godly items…like plastic surgery. For the uniformed, “prosperity preachers” ascribe to the belief … More Prosperity Preachers Giving Thanks for the Small Things

When Being Intelligent, Respected and Loved is Not Enough: The Tragic Death of Donda West

First, I’d like to offer my condolences to Kanye West and his family. I know how difficult it is to have a parent die suddenly and unexpectedly. My father died several years ago of an aneurysm. From all that I have read about the 58-year-old Dr. Donda West, who died this weekend of possible complications … More When Being Intelligent, Respected and Loved is Not Enough: The Tragic Death of Donda West

A Nappy Headed Woman (not Ho) Speaks on Imus’ Return to the Airwaves

Last time I checked, Don Imus isn’t Jesus.  You wouldn’t know this from the media who talk and write about his return to radio on December 3 as if it’s the second coming. Remember, Imus?  Sure you remember Imus.  The former syndicated radio host and MSNBC morning television personality who bears a striking resemblance to someone who is in the advances stages … More A Nappy Headed Woman (not Ho) Speaks on Imus’ Return to the Airwaves

School Daze: Proud “Mama” Shares Student’s Work

Yes, I am the proud “mama”.   Here’s a opinion piece one of my Baruch College “Writing for Public Relations” students wrote for the course blog which was subsequently published in the student newspaper, The Ticker. In “Us Weekly or U.S. Weakly?,” Timothy Chan discusses the effect the celebrity culture has on the development of young minds. Here’s an … More School Daze: Proud “Mama” Shares Student’s Work