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Recently someone on my Facebook newsfeed asked how we can change the hostility, violence and division in our communities.
My response: PRAY
- Pray for the Lord to change the hearts of those who have committed, do and/or have the propensity to commit these horrendous acts, whether it is law enforcement officers, gang members or those distraught because of the brokenness in their…
Added by Gisele Patton on August 20, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments
Ever since America was forced to suffer through three seasons of Flavor of Love and watching Ty Ruff from the Real World: DC showed his colors, it seems like “unscripted” television has had it out for Black folks. The only “real” depictions we get of ourselves are loud, foul mouthed, feisty,…Continue
Added by Chanelle Renee on January 8, 2013 at 8:42am — No Comments
Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrating family, community and culture. To fully ingest, appreciate, and understand the root and core values of Kwanzaa; one must conceive the profound tone of its spirit, which is its concern with values. In this article we will explore the…Continue
After 2012 proving itself to be the year of ratchet reality TV, 2013 kicked off strong with a new reality show on TLC documenting the lives of four pastors’ wives in Atlanta. When the show was initially announced it was met with much criticism. After all, we’ve seen how cameras following people around documenting their “everyday lives” (or what the producers…Continue
Added by Chanelle Renee on January 1, 2013 at 10:09pm — No Comments
I have learned a great deal about myself and about people since working on this fundraiser for the Blackbird Fly initiative. I was wondering where are the fathers who have daughters it would seem that they would be the one of the biggest supporters of this event. An organization working to improve the access to programs and resources for young ladies regardless of financial or social standing, religion, race or creed. ANY…Continue
Added by Vee - The Flashynista on February 26, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments