President Barack Obama last week made a historic announcement to address an issue that has systematically had a devastating impact on a segment of the population in this country.
By now, most people are familiar with who Michael Dunn is. If not, they have heard the name Jordan Davis
This weekend at my church, True Lee Missionary Baptist Church, we made plans to go immediately after service and walk the neighborhood.
This past week, I was invited to attend a press conference at Paul Quinn College with U.S. House member Eddie Bernice Johnson, Dr. Juanita Wallace, president of the Dallas NAACP, Mr. Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, and Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. secretary of health and human services.
I had the pleasure to attend the fifth annual African American Male Academic Bowl this past Saturday on the campus of the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson.
Happy New Year! I’m hoping that your start to 2014 is much greater than 2013 ever was! Didn’t know I was a motivational speaker, huh? This is the time of year that we make resolutions of how we want to improve our lives. Many of us say that we are going to lose weight.
Habari Gani! This is the greeting that is shared within African American families as they celebrate the cultural holiday, Kwanzaa. More than 50 years ago, Dr. Malauna Karenga founded this event as an opportunity to celebrate African culture here in the United States.
I have thought about writing about this topic for a while now. The first step is to admit that you have a problem and many of us have a problem.
It has been a privilege to have the opportunity to share my thoughts with the readers of The Dallas Examiner this past year. I have had the chance to write freely about any topic that has come to mind. For that, I am truly thankful.
I don’t consider myself to be a film critic, nor do I go out and see every movie that comes out. However, this particular film has special significance for me. When the original movie, The Best Man, came out 15 years ago I was in my mid-20, and was just beginning my career in education.