Race & Religion, a Rock & a Hard Place

Hello brothers and sisters.  I would like to thank you for your readership, support and interest in my posts.  I greatly appreciate your perspectives, beliefs and opinions. I love my people.  They are what motivate me to research, write and share.  I’ll gladly and respectfully debate any individual who contests statements that I make on … Continue reading

The Freedmen’s Epistles

In today’s #BlackExcellenceMonth post, I bring something both old and new that’s pretty exciting to me. Letters from a former slave, Jourdon Anderson, to his master have been circulating around the internets for a few days and they struck me as pretty amazing. If you haven’t seen it, I hate taking up so much text … Continue reading

Do The Math

“If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week? two weeks?” Raise your hand if you think this is an appropriate question for third graders. Raise your hand if you think this is an appropriate question for ANY school children. Well apparently teachers in a Gwinnett County, GA … Continue reading

I Am Not A Slave

Staff meetings are always weird in my office.  My consulting team is very diverse, and everybody’s just trying their best to communicate with each other.  We all mediate racial, gender, political and generational differences while trying to figure out what holiday event we’re having  this year. During the closing minutes of last week’s meeting, we … Continue reading