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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

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I met a lady today who was a retired teacher from the Detroit Public School district. She was talking about her bills and how she had to stay ahead of them because as a retiree her money was limited. That's understandable, once you retire, you become a little more frugal with money considering that... Sign in to see full entry.

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The country is in an obvious recession. Jobs are hard to come by and even the ones that are available are not guaranteed. Such is the case with the Big 3. The automakers are financially strapped, due in part to the ridiculously high gas rates that had Americans traveling less as well as purchasing... Sign in to see full entry.

FLIPSIDE - Thanksgiving

You know, today is a day to be thankful. In today's world economic issues, terrorism issues, education issues and any other issues you can come up with, may interfere with your ability to be thankful at all. That is when you must dig deeper. I was thinking of all the things that I could complain... Sign in to see full entry.

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Are today's athletes living in fear? More and more, the news of athletes being caught with guns is becoming an everyday thing. Most recently Plaxico Burress was charged with possession of a fire arm after accidentally shooting himself at a night club in Manhattan. Athletes are not allowed to have... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

African Americans and HIV

In today’s society, dating is harder than it seems. In recent years, dating has become more of a task than a social behavior. There are so many obstacles that come between the dater and potential happiness with the partner of their choice. Obviously finding someone who you are compatible with and... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 15, 2008

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I was walking toward the library on Wayne State’s campus when the doors swung open toward me and dozens of upset students filled the mall. I kept stride when someone from the crowd got my attention and said that there was no reason to go inside because the power had went out. Now I too was upset,... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, August 11, 2008

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Nigger. That was supposed to be the title of Nas’ last album. Maybe a little too mu ch for America, especially since the word was apparently buried some months back. How odd? Why wasn’t it buried when we picked cotton from the acres of plantations that built the basis of America ’s economical... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

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Just browsing through the newspaper this evening - online of course(does anybody still read the physical paper?)- Anyway, I was reading a story about Obama and Hilary making public appearances and seemingly putting their differences behind them. I figure they may as well, so that the democratic... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

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Father’s Day has come and gone this past weekend with not much fanfare at all. I imagine if not for the sale on polo style button up shirts featured on the front page of Target’s advertising circular, the fact that it was Father’s Day would have slipped my mind. On the way to work, I decided to stop... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, June 15, 2007

Deja Vu

I was watching that Denzel Washington movie, Déjà Vu today and of course like any other writer, it made me think about some things. I had seen the movie before, probably more like three times before, but it still entertains me. There are things in our lives that we wish we could change or take back... Sign in to see full entry.

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