Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Kick It to 'Em Bernie: Bernie Sanders on Charlie Rose

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"You've got a criminal justice system that makes sure a Black guy driving a car and forgot to make a left turn may get a prison record, but the people who destroyed the economy, don't end up in jail.... the bankers aren't just too big to fail, the bankers are too big to jail." -- Bernie Sanders

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Unless You Care

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"Unless you care a lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not." ~ Dr. Seuss

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pope Francis: Praying with the Homeless in D.C.

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Pope Francis was invted to have lunch with Congress during his trip to Washington, D.C. yesterday, but he said, "No, I have a previous engagement to have lunch with the homeless."

I've got nothing but love for Pope Francis.

Monday, August 03, 2015

PBS: Cease Violence in Wilmington, Del.

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This WHYY (PBS) program highlights the efforts of the Cease Violence initiative in Wilmington, Delaware. Cease Violence works to prevent violence, promote peace, canvas high crime areas, mediate conflicts, and provide survivor support in the city.

"The main thing we're trying to do in the city of Wilmington is interrupt violence and change the culture." -- Ronald Brown, mediator

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jill Scott: I Am Your Shelter

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"I am your shelter
You're safe from harm
Tornado, Lightning, Hurricane,
Can't get by me, come under my glow
Feel the energy, let go
Lay your burdens down"

-- from Lighthouse, Jill Scott

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncle Will's Life Celebration (Norwood, N.C.)

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Uncle Will's Life Celebration last weekend was inspiring and moving. It was a fitting and deserving dedication for such a loving, humble, compassionate, and giving FAMILY MAN! God bless Uncle Will!

Uncle Noonie singing at Uncle Will's 
Life Celebration. Sing it Uncle!

Aunt Jocelyn singing at Uncle Will's
celebration. Sing it Auntie!


Uncle Will humbly speaks at his
Life Celebration

Will and cousin Marisa, his granddaughter

Sunday, July 26, 2015

"I Was Almost Another Dead Black Man"

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This StoryCorps animated film tells the story of Alex Landau, an African American man, raised by white parents in Denver, Colorado. He was pulled over and severly beaten by police in 2009. Thank God he lives to tell the story.