I don’t have my computer. A friggin’ APPLE MacBook is in the friggin’ shop–and I don’t have one. I’m blogging on my friend’s computer, typing a sermon on a typewriter at home because otherwise it would be a handwritten mess on Sunday morning. So, I’m not going to stress out over it, but I’m going […]Read more "I’M ON VACATION"
I’m not going to be able to watch this year’s “Black In America, Pt. 2” with America’s favorite Soledad O’Brien. I did have the opportunity to watch it last year and like most in the black blogosphere ripped it to shreds. Most of us leveled the same charge that the two day special highlighted the […]Read more "The New Peculiar Institution"
Anyone who’s known me since about, oh, 2005 knows where my ultimate goal in life is: Washington, D.C. I know sometimes you’re supposed to keep some things “close to your heart” a lesson many of us hear preached and taught to us via Joseph the dreamer from the Hebrew Bible book of Genesis. We all […]Read more "Things This Uppity Negro Likes: American Cities Pt. 1: Washington, D.C."
This has been an age old question I’ve always wanted to know concerning women and their relationships with married men: why do mistresses always think that they are the number lady in the lives of the men they deal with? Seriously, what situation does anyone know of where the man treats the mistress like a […]Read more "To All My Single Ladies"
The Riverside Church of Manhattan on the Upper West Side comes to mind when one thinks of bastions of ecclesial liberalism. And generally one calls to mind famous pastors of Henry Emerson Fosdick, William Sloane Coffin and the latest James Forbes. Sadly, I’m sure in the history of this great institutional church, Dr. Brad Braxton […]Read more "The Danger of Diversity"
In the spirit of laziness and the fact that I couldn’t think of anything else that I could really say different than what I did last summer, I’m running the post I dropped on Independence Day that I did last year. Maybe this time people’ll comment on it. JLL …as we celebrate yet another year […]Read more "Again, on this Independence Day…"
So, it just dropped on the news wire, so to speak (clearly we have internet now with telephones and emails and Blackberrys) but that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, former Republican Vice-Presidential candidate with Sen. John McCain, will resign as of July 26th from her office as Alaska Governor. This is the CNN story from AP: […]Read more "Breaking News: Sarah Palin Resigns as Alaska Governor"