Throughout the nation during this particular Spring season we will be experiencing academic graduations on every scholastic level of our society, from pre-school through post-grad status. Continue reading It’s Graduation time . . .
As I began to write this piece, the internet was blowing up with the latest sexual harassment scandal: Morgan Freeman.
Sigh. Another one bites the dust. Continue reading Another one bites the Dust
Among the many complaints about Roseanne Barr’s latest racist rant, one is illegitimate. That complaint is that Roseanne violated the premise of her television show—to show America what Trump supporters are like. Continue reading Roseanne Barr Represented!
At a time when hate is gaining popularity throughout the world, especially in our own “Land of the free and home of the brave,” let’s think about and talk about Love! Through its media capitalization, prioritization and subsequent glorification we inadvertently glorify hate rather than the redemptive power of Love! I am fully aware that the word love is not capitalized in Webster’s dictionary, nor should it be as there are many kinds and degrees of love. But when referencing God’s Love, I feel it should rightfully be when considering the innumerable connotations of mankind’s version. Continue reading Let’s talk about Love . . .
by LaMarco Cable
Area Executive for Africa Global Ministries
Since the passing of Winnie Madikizela- Mandela, I have listened, at least once a week, to Sweet Honey in the Rock, a female African-American acapella ensemble, sing “Ella’s Song.” The opening lines, “We who believe in freedom cannot rest. We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes,” sang in perfect harmony captures my emotions in new and unexplainable ways each time I listen to Sweet Honey in the Rock’s rendition. The song is a call to action and deeper engagement. It calls out those whose thirst for power has created tyrants that demand the silence of vulnerable people. It raises the ageless concern of the value gap in the world, specifically in the United States, which values white lives more than black lives. “Ella’s Song” speaks to Winne Mandela’s life-giving work. Continue reading Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: A movement of Her own LaMarco
The situation with Donald Trump is worse than Watergate. President Nixon had his Saturday Night Massacre in October 1973 when he fired the special prosecutor, Archibald Cox, who was investigating the Watergate break-in. Continue reading Will the Department of Justice survive Trump?