The purpose of this column is to show how some of us get out of domestic violence successfully while others simply snap.
In Alabama, 50 years after Selma, voting rights are once more under assault.
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.
When children grow up with love, nothing can stop them from sharing love with someone else in their life, that's all they will know.
The economy in America is much better today than it was 7 or 8 years ago.
How many of us go through things and never learn anything? Whether these things you do are good or bad, it's your choice; but please remember: Today’s decisions are your realities for your tomorrow!
How many of us quit trying to reach our goal because we get tired? Time is most likely the worst enemy of enthusiasm.
We don't use our brains, subconscious mind or instincts — nor shall you yield to the Holy Spirit!
Tune in on Good Friday to hear my interview with Rev. Bernice A. King, CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social Change.
This week, I'm led to remind us all how important it is to always tell the truth.
This is a critical time when we all must take a look back at how things "used to be."
For the sake of this column, my message today is simply, look for the good in every bad situation.
For Black History Month, I decided to share the life and times of Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American author and poet in America.
This week, for Black History Month, it is my pleasure to introduce a “Son of Ward 8”: Curtis L. Etherly Jr., director of Government Affairs and International Stakeholder Relations, The Coca-Cola Company.
For Black History Month, I'm delighted to share the story of my grandfather, Floyd Hill.
Let not your heart be troubled because your body is indeed your temple.
We must ascertain who we really are, and we must have faith to become who and what the Lord sent us to earth to develop into.
The dream dies only when we quit.
When you make plans to obtain the goals and objectives God has given you, obstacles are guaranteed to come your way, but just know that quitting is not an option when you expect to win.
Look at life as your textbook and begin to learn from everything that happens.
The focus of this column is to address the use of time and improving in 2015, issues I'm currently addressing in my life.
This Christmas, remember that Jesus is the real reason for the holiday season.
This column is here to suggest that before you go out and spend all of your hard-earned cash for the Christmas holiday, you should consider doing some special holiday cleaning in your life.
My sister texted me from Kinston, North Carolina, the other day. "How do you define D.C. without Marion Barry?" she wanted to know. I have been wondering the same thing.
When we are so busy we cannot hear His voice; we spin our wheels, going back and forth, not accomplishing much. We fail.
Thanksgiving needs a bit of a makeover; maybe we can go back to the good ol' days, when we celebrated the holiday for what it really meant, a day of thanks.
Let's talk about how so many of us are complacent, just watching the tide roll in and out, wasting time.
Thoughts are extremely powerful. You can think yourself into becoming whomever you wish, or you can think yourself into the failure you continue to keenly visualize in your mind's eye.
Black women aren't seen as victims because the courts are not empathetic to the fear black women have for their lives. They're seen as expendable, replaceable, easily forgotten.
I have my philosophy: One should understand the law of impermanence — that all things are unstable and have no essence that's unchanging.
Some of us get out of domestic violence successfully, while others, like a former co-worker of mine, simply snap.