Those of you who have followed this column faithfully will be able to witness the devastation, and you will learn how to avoid the horrors of diabetes.
MGM National Harbor is partnering with Prince George's Community College for a new workforce training program that will provide potential employees with the skills needed to apply for nearly 1,000 jobs in the forthcoming resort's casino table games department.
This is the second in a five-part series first published in 2003 about my mother's suffering with Type 2 diabetes.
I noticed a fire burning in the diabetes health arena, in the African-American community in particular, and it is still burning out of control. Hopefully, this campaign will stop "fanning the flames" and put out the fire.
In this week's column, let's take a look at how we think: our philosophy, if you will.
As I go through my days, I think about my grandma's experiences. Whenever my ego overshadows my actual job, quietly, I align myself with my grandma's stories.
This week, the Lord has given me a message to share with you: A Mindset for Action!
This week, the Lord gave me this message: Remember the law of impermanence. We are ever-changing. Nothing stays the same.
The day I took that walk through Destiny's Door, trusting in God, was the first day steps were taken toward turning my dreams into reality.
This week, the Lord has given me a testimony for this column.
Finding is a principle reserved only for those who have worked and thus have planted, and you're now ready to reap from what you've sown.
Though Carter G. Woodson founded The Association for the Study of African American Life and History 100 years ago as the Study of Negro Life and History, on Saturday, the group — led by Sylvia Cyrus, the longest-serving executive director other than Woodson — held its 90th annual Black History Luncheon.
I'm asking for your support for The African-American Civil War Memorial, now a national monument maintained by The National Park Service, yet no permanent park rangers have been assigned.
We celebrate Black History Month with this salute to the legendary Lady Tramaine Hawkins, someone who was a part of the ministry that gave yet another change to gospel music.
Such a powerful organ, our brain, is more than we can imagine. However, when we bring together other like minds, the strength of the group becomes overwhelmingly powerful.
Many people see small problems, molehills, as a major mountain blocking their path. Only a few choose to see a mountain in their path as an opportunity to gain a broader perspective as they continue to travel along life's journey.
Every man needs a plan to get to his goal.
The power of imagination is one of the greatest gifts God has given us.
Positive thoughts influence your subconscious mind, so speak in the present tense, and though you don't have what you want yet, the affirmations reprogram your thinking.
I'm pleased to share Napoleon Hill's second principle; the topic is faith.
The 13 Principles to success were researched and studied over a 20-year period by a man who dedicated six hours every day to reading the holy Bible and then meditated. His name was Napoleon Hill.
This purpose of this column is to encourage you to maintain your faith and go for your dreams no matter what they may be.
This year, I'm feeling more thankful than ever before.
For the past thirty years, Jack H. Olender, Esq. has hosted his annual Olender Foundation Awards; what a marvelous occasion!
Enjoy the value of morning prayer and meditation — it works.
It is my mission in life to share "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill with readers across America. My life was changed the day I read that book.
Sixteen-year-old Brittany, full of life with a beautiful smile, was a friend of Tyisha Waters. Brittany was murdered this year, her body never found.
If you answered yes to the question posed above, keep reading this column, and read it over and over again for the next few weeks.
Join the DC Belief Host Committee this week as we celebrate Oprah Winfrey's "Belief Series."
The purpose of this column is to show how some of us get out of domestic violence successfully while others simply snap.
This column is written to encourage those of you who are going through some hard times right now.
The 20th anniversary of the Million Man March is fast approaching.
Thirty-one years ago, the National Congress of Black Women was organized by Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and the Honorable Dr. C. Delores Tucker at a time when women were not represented well in the political process.
The White Dress Project Fights for National Fibroid Awareness Month
Founded in Atlanta, The White Dress Project will host a Congressional Black Caucus reception this year here in Washington to galvanize support and promote national awareness about the fibroid epidemic.
Stop trying to figure things out, follow His lead and allow the Heavenly Father to do the rest.
Have you looked back on memorable days in your life? You'll cherish those thoughts for a lifetime. Such a day happened for me recently.
A Pearl of Wisdom Called Forgiveness
Baking one's bread in the oven of another means forgiving first, before the offense has opportunity to "rise" and become the bitter bread of unkind words and hurtful actions.
God will order our steps, lift us up and give us a second chance.
Just as day becomes night or spring switches to fall, everything that comes our way is part of God’s plan; we are His vehicle.
Who do you know that's famous, achieved their goals easily and never failed? No one!
You feel a burning desire to achieve the goal you were sent here to achieve. You who know, without a shadow of doubt that you will reach your goal.
Have you tried a new idea, but because you were not successful at it, you quit? And others of you tried and failed several times, and then you quit. You're not alone.
This week, I'm compelled to write this tribute to Denise Barnes, editor of The Washington Informer Newspaper, who passed away recently.
God didn't create us with a "fear gene." Fear didn't enter into the garden until sin entered.
This week, it was as though we were reliving Sept. 15, 1963, all over again.
It has not been easy to pay for our show weekly but God has been good.
Why is MSG so dangerous?
What is monosodium glutamate? It is a sodium salt food additive used to provide flavor to Chinese food, canned vegetables, soups and processed meats.
When it appears everything has dried up, faith is needed and we must learn to lean not to our own understanding, but to acknowledge Him in all our ways.
Though your temple may not be in great condition, it is still your temple.