By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “Make it real!” The first time I heard Jerome “Jerry” Thomas, Sr. say that in church before Sunday Mass,
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “I am not a saint!” was Nelson Mandela’s reaction to those who sang the praises of his virtues. Most
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Columnist 2012 wasn’t the best year for African-American women. It seemed like every week brought a new article about how they’re the least desirable women in America. ... Radium, a deadly killer or select healer
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist How is it that doctors use the same cancer-causing radiation to heal cancer through radiation? Questions like this cross one’s mind while lying under a protecting/aiming ... I suffer from ‘oppressia’
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Writer I went to my doctor yesterday to get some medication. I suffer from a distinct, untreatable disease. I’m Black and I suffer from Oppressia. Just let ... Christmas, the gift that keeps giving
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Sometimes surreptitious and sneaky, at times in-your-face and boisterous, love is here, there and everywhere. It is known to hit you with great force and sweep ... A Rose signs with nine choirs of angels
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Among the thousands uprooted from New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Horace Charles Bynum, Sr. and his wife Ethel settled in Haltom City, a suburb of ... An open letter to Black leaders/parents
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “My whole head went flying to the side! It was a hard punch,” said Phoebe Connolly of Vermont. “One kid came from the side and pretty ... Thanksgiving is not always easy
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist It seems that every loving, caring, sociable human being falls victim in some way to the annual holiday blues, anniversary syndrome or SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder. ... Who’s afraid of a Black Hollywood?
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Writer Who remembers Soul Plane? The movie, which came out about a decade ago, was the nadir of Black cinema. The premise was simple (and embarrassing): a ...
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