ONYX Magazine celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans and those of the African diaspora. http://onyxmagazine.com/andrew-gillum-profile-of-a-trailblazer/ Andrew Gillum is a winner. He proved his leadership savvy prior to launching a remarkable campaign to become the state of Florida’s next governor and the first democrat in two decades. In a razor-thin race towards victory, Gillum fell […]
Congratulations Shirley McKellar! A life-long public servant, McKellar was victorious in her quest to win a leadership seat on the Tyler City Council in her hometown of Tyler, Texas. On Saturday night, the District 3 seat was divinely placed in her hands following a runoff against Pamela Phoenix, a local transplant who made Tyler her […]
Medical disparities: Confronting race in care | jacksonville.com. Disparity is such a powerful word. I phonetically love the wicked hiss of the s, but the prefix dis (or should it be diss?), really says it all. I also appreciate how a unified cabal of urban slang warriors decided one more haughty “s” should alter the […]
It seems trite to blog such a political, career-altering event. But I must. It has galvanized a social network to launch a blitz-post akin to an online flash mob. Everybody is going to write about this. Everyone is talking about this – as well they should. A man responsible for claiming the lives of thousands is dead. […]
Mayoral races to watch.
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