Today was a historic moment for our nation. Garry Brown, Tennessee District Attorney, announced that he has re-opened the investigation into the 1940 murder of whom some have identified as […]
Life is a Good Idea
Three years ago exactly, I had the pleasure of meeting one of my favorite poets: Ms. Nikki Giovanni. She came to one of our favorite local bookstores, Nicola’s, in promotion […]
Thankful Thursdays: Are you happy?
Originally appeared on February 20, 2013 Monday I had a rotten day. I was sick with a head cold, sorting through personal finances, everything I scheduled for the day turned […]
Thank You Veterans
Veterans’ Day, unlike Memorial Day, is for all (this world and the next) those who sacrificed their freedom at any point to secure ours. My Promise to myself, my country, […]
NAACP President Cornell Brooks Speaks Tonight on CNN
Watch NAACP President @CornellWBrooks speak about new challenges and concerns in Civil Rights with @wolfblitzer on CNN tonight at 6 p.m. pic.twitter.com/GeXwUGJmWY — NAACP (@NAACP) November 10, 2016
Why We Need Diverse Books
Last night I showed @oaklibrary‘s pic to my wife & she immediately started crying, just like I did when I saw it, pic.twitter.com/ra6OjF72tv — Mike Jung (@Mike_Jung) May 2, 2014 […]
Giving Tuesday was a Success
Yesterday, was Giving Tuesday. So far, local results are showing: *COTS (Coalition of Temporary Shelter in Detroit, Michigan) received a $25,000 donation from someone who was inspired by Giving Tuesday. * ATAMI […]
Trayvon: Social Injustice or Racial Injustice?
Clipped from: news.gather.com (share this clip) Social injustice versus Racial injustice? That’s the question that I keep trying to answer in my head. In fact, as more and more evidence, […]