The Road to Obama, Part 2

By at 27 February, 2009, 12:00 am

The road to Obama was paved with a spiritual awakening – the realization that we as humans aren’t alone in this world. I’m not trying to get all preachy, but on this leg of my vacation, spirits moved and protected us from harm and the dangers that two women could face alone on the highway side.

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The Road to Obama, Part 1

By at 26 January, 2009, 12:00 am

Thigh muscles aching the day after — the joy shines from within. When people ask where I was on the 20th, the magnitude of my answer seems to shock people. . . I was proudly one of millions that was propelled to Washington not just to witness history in the making, but to bask in the goodness […]

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Sex and The City

By at 3 June, 2008, 11:05 am

Life had been heavy lately. I haven’t blogged much but I’m doing well for myself. Thank you Meleah for reaching out and thinking of me. I’m fine. Just busy. I’ve been working more hours lately. Getting out of work after the sun goes down has been more routine than foreign. Just the last Thursday I […]

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Observation: Stereotypes Revealed

By at 9 June, 2007, 5:00 am

Stereotypes… If you grew up in the hood, you couldn’t possibly have a high school diploma or degree. Because your name is Tyrone Biggums, you automatically sell drugs and have 4 baby mommas. Every female with a short skirt and big earrings is a hoe. Everyone who lives in the projects is poor. All black […]

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Swimming in The Inner City

By at 24 March, 2007, 11:35 am

BY RAMONA SHELBURNE For 15-year-old Kristian Keith and her mother, it’s all about pride. And like teenagers in the movie “Pride,” starring Terrence Howard and Bernie Mac, Kristian is in the vanguard of young black swimmers dispelling another racial stereotype. The movie, which opens today, follows swim coach Jim Ellis and his predominantly African-American swim […]

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