Students Visit RS Deer & Cattle Ranch

With the removal of the arts and field trips, many students of color will not get exposure to a full range of experiences like their wealthy counterparts. What educators end up doing is giving kids who are living in poverty the most impoverished learning experiences.

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Wreaths Across America

While we have Veterans Day in the fall and Memorial Day in the spring, our servicemen and women sacrifice their time and safety every single day of the year, to preserve our freedoms.  And in many homes across the U.S., every day there is an empty seat for one who is serving, or one who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

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How Far Have We Really Come?

Recently, I sat and thought on the ending of the last sermon Dr. King preached in Memphis, Tennessee, just a day before he was assassinated in 1968. My mind went on a 50-year journey, reflecting back on all of the changes, we Africans living in America have experienced over the years.

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In the Name of Little Brain vs. Big Brain

About five years ago, I attended a high school senior’s graduation party. The honoree was a young man I knew since birth.  Guests arrived moments early to discuss the party’s agenda.  Parents, grandparents, teachers, siblings, family, and friends were among the invited guests.

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Russia’s Secret Weapon

It is clear now that the 45thpresident of the United States is knowingly or unwittingly a tool of the Russian government.  But for many years before the dumpster fire in the White House came into office, the Kremlin has been wielding a secret weapon against the “land of the free.”

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The Power to Communicate

 Without the power to communicate, I truly believe African-Americans would be in a situation worse than they are.  African-American journalists have a very important role in providing essential information to people who are not considered to be credible.

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