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Martin Luther King – 2017

This a portion of what I wrote for the Urban News: Sometimes I think that we forget what was going on in 1968 when Martin Luther King was killed. For some Americans, the knowledge of the civils rights movement begins with Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat to a White man and ends with Martin Luther King's, I have a…

More than New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolutions have always been a very pass/fail sort of test for me. I set myself up to forgo chocolate and lo and behold, two weeks into the New Year, I find myself munching nonchalantly on fudge. In the immortal words of comedian Steve Martin, “I forgot.” But worse, one slip up and I feel like I have failed. I can’t…

Stay on your game

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:    Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world. 1 Peter 5:8-9 It is so hard to stay on track. Temptation is everywhere. You can be minding your own…