Coronavirus makes us think about dying. It should make us think about living. “Day in day out my tear-stained facePressed against the window paneMy eyes search the skies desperately for rain‘Cause rain drops will hide my tear dropsAnd no one will ever know that I’m cryingCrying when I go outside” Wish it Would Rain Performed […]Read More Tear Stained-Face
Understanding why Black People vote for Biden but like Bernie’s Programs requires a deep knowledge of the history, culture and psyche of African Americans. Poll after poll shows that African Americans support programs advanced by Sen. Bernie Sanders like guaranteed public healthcare, free higher education, $15 per hour minimum wage, and criminal justice reform. Then […]Read More Joe Biden’s Black Firewall
Democratic moderates, liberal media fear Bernie & Elizabeth. Believe only white rich man can beat Trump Why do moderate Democrats and mainstream media outlets like CNN and MSNBC keep branding Senators Bernie Sanders’ and Elizabeth Warren’s ideas as dangerous, divisive, and extreme when the majority of Americans support them? They must be watching too much […]Read More Searching for Billion Dollar “Massa”
Black Mamba’s death reminds us we are not our own The tragic death this week of NBA legend Kobe Bryant hit many in this country, including me, extremely hard. From the millennium to the septuagenarian, we grieved in disbelief over what former Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar called a “useless death.” Many of us did not even […]Read More KOBE
What Dems Must Not Do to Beat 45 Political pundits are always talking about what Democrats must do to win the upcoming presidential election. This column will tell Dems what not to do to take back the White House. They must not insult black women by selecting a lesser quality white woman or man to […]Read More It’s Time to “Shit or Get Off Pot”
Looking back at meaning of writing Jabari Simama Speaks I thought as we end another year, the year of 2019, you might find of interest how others reacted to Jabari Simama Speaks columns. First, this year over 4,000 individuals read at least one column. This is up from 3,316 in 2018, an increase of 17%. […]Read More What do Meria Carstarphen, Jay-Z, Benedict College Have in Common?
One Black Man Reacts to Impeachment of 45th President “When we’re dancing with the angels, the question will be asked: ‘In 2019, what did we do to make sure we kept our democracy intact?’” Elijah Cummings My grandmother’s mother was a slave. My grandfather was a sharecropper who never received his 40 acres and a mule. My mother, Ida Scott […]Read More Dancing with Angels