Monthly Archives: August 2017

“Stop Falling for the Okeydoke.”

Maryland Author Stephen A. Tillett Warns Don’t Believe the Lies About “Race” That Continues to Undermine Our Country in New Book, “Stop Falling for the Okeydoke.”

Annapolis, MD – Today, Stephen A. Tillett, Anne Arundel County NAACP Branch President, political activist, and interfaith clergy leader, released his first book, Stop Falling for the Okeydoke: How the Lie of “Race” Continues to Undermine Our Country [iUniverse; May 25, 2017; 978-1-5320-1-9; $15.99; paperback] for sale at www.iUniverse.com. As a new featured

Urban One, Inc. – History Maker

“History, when presented well, is transformative; it defines and interprets reality, it gives people hope, it makes us better.”  – Lonnie G. Bunch III, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum for African American History and Culture.

Confederate Statues are Falling, Not Economic Racism

By Julianne Malveaux

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Cheers to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, one of the first mayors to take Confederate statues down and to make the strong point that these statues represent nothing but oppression.  (Watch his May speech at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/watch-new-orleans-mayor-mitch-landrieu-defend-removal-of-monuments-to-heroes-of-a-four-year-historical-aberration-2017-08-15) More cheers to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh who had statues removed in the dead of night to avoid Charlottesville-type confrontations between racist white supremacists (also known as “good people” according to 45) and those who oppose them.

“IYANLA: FIX MY LIFE”

 RETURNS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON OWN

(Black PR Wire) Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s award-winning series “Iyanla: Fix My Life” hosted by six-time New York Times bestselling author, spiritual life coach and executive producer Iyanla Vanzant will return to the network’s popular Saturday night lineup with all-new episodes beginning Saturday, September 30 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

Burrell Memorial Cemetery Benefit Gala

Historical Briefing —

In 1913 Professor Burrell; a teacher at Roper Farm School, sent notes to his students parents inviting them to a meeting. At this meeting Mr. Burrell donated land which have been the

How to Purify Negative Karma and Get What You Want

Image: Julia Watkins

A Law to Live By

There are so many blogs about Karma and lots of lively discussions on social media, so I thought I would add my interpretations and understanding of Buddhist Karma. I was briefly ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk in 2002; lived for five

2017 Fessenden Academy & High School Reunion

Remembering the Past to Build the Future…. Starting Today!

By Peggy Jackson

The Reunion begin on Thursday afternoon at 5:00 pm at the Ocala Hilton Hotel wherein about 75 persons were in attendance.  Each person introduced themselves and gave a brief summary of their life, after leaving Fessenden. Class of 1949 – present were in attendance.

For the Banquet on Friday night, approximate 85 were in attendance to enjoy the program which was as follows:

The Diminishing Role of America on the World Stage

By Roger Caldwell

Trump and his team is systematically dismantling America’s role in the world. Huge trade agreements between the Europeans countries, China and Japan are being discussed and consummated at the 2017 G-20 Summit, and America is not engaged in the decision-making process.

“In just a couple months the new US administration has abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), criticized NAFTA, provided no clear signal of a desire to resume