The Struggle Continues…. Say Something By Sherry Cannon

Last month, Chama St. Louis and I were asked to perform spotlight pieces for Bradley University’s Women and Gender Studies annual Vagina Monologues. The Vagina Monologues was written in 1996 by Eve Ensler as an episodic play.  Ensler interviewed 200 women of different ages, races, and sexuality, regarding their views on sex, relationships, and violence … Continue reading The Struggle Continues…. Say Something By Sherry Cannon

Spring Fashion starts at home By Meicka “J”

As the warmer weather approaches building your wardrobe with style and versatility keeps your wardrobe looking fresh. Cardigans, vest, and lightweight jackets will add spice to any outfit. I’m in favor of accessorizing lightweight scarves with crew neck tops. Now is a great time to stock up on those cute sandals you passed by the … Continue reading Spring Fashion starts at home By Meicka “J”

The Buck Stops Here? By Mark Lampkin

The old saying, allegedly coined first by U. S. President Harry S. Truman, The Buck Stops Here, is a reference to his being the person who was ultimately responsible for the success or failure of the United States Government…. Unlike our current inhabitant of the White House, he was not seeking to blame others or … Continue reading The Buck Stops Here? By Mark Lampkin

The Women Who Helped Shape Us By Robin Carter

My mother was a warm-hearted and quite spirited woman who loved helping and caring for others. She seldom held a long conversation with anyone, but when she did open up, you'd better be ready to receive a lot of information. In fact, it was better to just take notes. I remember thinking, "how does she … Continue reading The Women Who Helped Shape Us By Robin Carter

Today, And In The Sweet By And By – By Rev. Charity Sephus

TODAY, God will bless integrity. He won’t strengthen the hand of the wicked. He will TODAY, fill my mouth with joy; allow my lips to speak praise and my heart to beat right. He has filled my heart with the hope "IN THE SWEET BY AND BY” because he touched me at an early age. He is … Continue reading Today, And In The Sweet By And By – By Rev. Charity Sephus

A Wall Does Not Guarantee Border Security By Cheryll Boswell

The longest government shutdown (35 days) in U.S. history ended on Friday, January 25, 2019, when Trump agreed to reopen government. Almost a million American citizens employed by the federal government were working without a paycheck because the President of the United States said he would shut down the government and declare this country a … Continue reading A Wall Does Not Guarantee Border Security By Cheryll Boswell

God of Our Weary Years By Cleo Dailey III (Modernday Lazurus)

Arguably, most people in my generation cannot fathom a life without choices. We are immune to entrances and exits specified on the base of color, laws that prohibit dating or communing outside of our own race, and educational exclusions for nothing more than bias. We have read the stories, seen the footage, and even admired … Continue reading God of Our Weary Years By Cleo Dailey III (Modernday Lazurus)