Rent Parties 1930’s Should Make a Comeback!

Back in the 1930’s  when things   were really hard, folks found a way to get by. After the great migration of African Americans to the North, the struggle for every day life  continue in great ways. Racism was still alive, but collective communities worked together against the struggles. From the sharecropping fields of the South to the…

Mothers of The Church.. Missionary Sunday

I grew up in a Baptist Church. I enjoy watching the women wear the  most amazing hats on Sunday Morning. My mother Louise Dillard worked with many of the organization in the church.  She went home to be with the  Lord in 2008. She wore the most colorful amazing hats on Sunday. However her hats…

Why Black History?

Why Black History? Over the years I have always been fascinated with history. I attended high school in Columbus, Ohio. I was very blessed to have a mother and father who encouraged education and knowledge. I grew up attending Union Grove Baptist church in Columbus. My pastor Reverend Phale D. Hale baptized me when I…

The Lena Baker Story

I ran across the movie on TV One last week. I really enjoyed the movie, but is so tragic. The many lives that have been damages by the racism  in America. Tichina Arnold best know as “Pam “ from  Martin Lawrence sitcom of the 90’s brought her  A game in the role. The movie was…