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September 13, 2019 Children Often Show Adults How to Heal Racial Divide

In Michael Jackson’s 1973 cover of the Stevie Wonder song “With a Child’s Heart,” the future King of Pop sang, “With a child’s heart nothing can ever get you down, with a child’s heart you have got no reason to frown, love is as welcome as a sunny, sunny day, no grown-up thoughts to lead […]

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September 5, 2019 Hollywood Owes Embattled Actor/Filmmaker Nate Parker His Career Back

Embattled filmmaker/actor, who is currently promoting his comeback movie “American Skin,” deserves to have his career back. Did you notice how I said Parker deserves his career back and not a second chance? A second chance implies that he did something wrong and if Parker is not guilty of raping a young lady while a […]

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August 30, 2019 Journalist’s Gorilla Comparison Should Have Resulted in Termination

A year or so ago, I had a White colleague in the media industry who did not know that calling a Black person a gorilla, monkey, ape or anything similar constituted a racial slur. We got into a debate on the radio about comedienne Roseanne Barr comparing former President Barack Obama Cabinet member Valerie Jarrett […]

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