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Can the LGBTQ community trust Pope Francis?

Once again Pope Francis is rocking the world. “God made you like this and loves you like this and I don’t care. The pope...

When Japanese-Americans’ allegiance was questioned

“Allegiance” will soon be coming to your neck of the woods, because it’s a tour de force. And, it’s another shameful time in American...

United Methodist Church still struggling for LGBTQ inclusion

The United Methodist Church (UMC) is still in need of prayer when it comes to full inclusion of its LGBTQ parishioners. In the hopes of...
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Another black Harvard man arrested

I reside in Cambridge. And, the last time an unarmed black Harvard man in Cambridge was arrested, it made the news. It was when...

MLK’s assassination reminds nation of unaddressed gun violence

The 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination is sadly a searing reminder of unaddressed gun violence in America. And,...

A black girl’s take on “A Wrinkle in Time”

“A Wrinkle in Time” was a must-see film for me. And, a must- see flick worldly different from dashing out to see “Black Panther.” It doesn’t mean, however, Ava Duvernay’s $100 million dollar film with a multicultural cast isn’t without problems. It is which is one of the reasons the film has received mixed reviews unlike “Black Panther’s” ongoing and wildly enthusiastic critical appraise.

Billy Graham’s ministry of LGBTQ intolerance

The Reverend William (Billy) Franklin Graham Jr.(1918- 2018) has died at the age of 99. Too often, hagiographies are painted when people die, especially...

Honoring Mildred Loving this Valentine’s Day

For Black History Month on Valentine’s Day 2018, I’m showing my love for Mildred Loving (1942-2008). She’s often overlooked in the pantheon of African...

Pimping King

With 2018 being the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, commemorations honoring the man will be taking place across...

Revisiting Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglas is dead. This February during Black History Month Americans across the country will commemorate the bicentennial of his birthday. Last year this time,...