Walmart will earn about a third of its profits from this Christmas shopping season. Jewelers earn nearly the same amount between November and December. If spending were evenly spread during the 12 months of the year, sales and profits would be about 8 percent a month. read story
Legalized Lynchings is on the Rise
I've never been one to forcefully insert my opinions into the minds or mouths of others, but I think the events of the past several weeks require a more forceful approach to getting certain ideas into the public domain for discussion and action.
The Importance of Unity Among Blacks on College Campuses and in the Community
Note: A very special student sent me the note below via Facebook regarding the black student union on her college’s campus. I wanted to share my response to her (which begins below her note) with the community.
Church Politics and the Contradiction of Racial Harmony: The Deaths of Young Black Males More Grievous than Some Suggest
What is this spiritual juice black ministers have been concocting with law enforcement to arrest the anger of black people over the racist killing of young black males by white cops?
In particular, I’m talking about the killing of unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown, by now-retired-from-the-controversy (or, so he believes) white cop Darren Wilson. read story
Ferguson: Insufficient Justice
After seeing what happened with the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Mo., I have some observations and questions.
First: “I pray for the city of Ferguson, and I hope something good comes from this tragedy.”
Buffalo is drowning in Cognitive Dissonance
With the recent announcement of the Buffalo Bills having a new owner committed to keeping the team in Buffalo, it seems on the surface chances for the proposed downtown stadium project just got brighter. read story