I am neither the anointed nor self-appointed Voice of African Americans. My opinions are varied and constantly evolving, because life is ever changing. However, one subject has remained fundamentally the same during my lifetime and far proceeding it: the need for self-sufficiency and self-empowerment in the African American community. I have been to many cities […]

AR-15 rifles line a shelf in the gun library at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


The topic sets off a variety of emotions and thoughts that run across a wide spectrum, but in reality there are really only two sides to this coin: People for gun control and people adamantly against it. The two sides are fervent when it comes to the issue, invoking varying degrees of sense and non-sensibility. […]