Let’s Come Together By LaFelda Jones

The election is over. The people have spoken. The results have been certified. Former VEEP has certified the results. The former Attorney General, William Barr, and the Supreme Court have stated the election was conducted in a legal and fair manner. The GOP has utilized more energy, effort and concerns into overturning our election instead … Continue reading Let’s Come Together By LaFelda Jones

Life After the Pandemic By Cheryll Boswell

As the first month of the new decade in 2021 ends, and the vaccine for the coronavirus that caused a global pandemic rolls out across the country, one has to wonder what life will be like after the pandemic. During the past 11 months, we’ve learned that breathing the same air in an enclosed room, … Continue reading Life After the Pandemic By Cheryll Boswell

Making Bricks Without Straw… By Mark Lampkin

For the Christian Bible scholars among us, you probably know the story better than I, where in Exodus, Chapter 5, the Pharaoh tells Moses to now make bricks without the use of straw. Moses had gone to see Pharaoh to ask that he and the Israelites be allowed to go into the wilderness for three … Continue reading Making Bricks Without Straw… By Mark Lampkin

It’s Time to Rewrite Laws That Apply to Everyone By Robin Carter

The laws in our country today paints a similar picture of the "Jim Crow" era. It seems as though there are laws for Blacks and separate laws for Whites. Crimes and law-breaking seem to be weighed out differently depending on who’s committing the crime." If the laws are written to be enforced, there is no … Continue reading It’s Time to Rewrite Laws That Apply to Everyone By Robin Carter

Tasty Garden Goodness The Legacy of the Black Farmer in America – What I Found on a Quest to ‘Buy Black’ Grown Food By Candy Webb 

Welcome, February! It's Black history month, and I am on a quest to 'Buy Black', specifically black-grown food. Since black culture has a strong agricultural heritage spanning thousands of years, this should be a cinch. Wrong. There is not one black farm business near me. I even Googled it. They don't exist. So I did … Continue reading Tasty Garden Goodness The Legacy of the Black Farmer in America – What I Found on a Quest to ‘Buy Black’ Grown Food By Candy Webb 

Valentine’s Day By Lorraine B. Carter

February is the month when people show their love in a materialistic manner. Boxes of candy, stuffed animals, and figurines will leave shop keepers with empty shelves because men and women will be gifting these items, along with boxes of candy to the people they love. Valentine cards will weigh the mail persons down with … Continue reading Valentine’s Day By Lorraine B. Carter

2021 February Volume 56 Number 2

COVID-19 Vaccine Information Updated 3/5/2021We've started administering the COVID-19 vaccine to the public while following the guidelines developed by state and local public health departments. Here's what you can expect from us: Based on state and local public health guidelines, if you identify as an eligible individual based off age, we will notify you via … Continue reading 2021 February Volume 56 Number 2