Category Archives: An Honest Inventory

Condemning Gays

I don’t agree with or support sinning. But I sin. And to Him, it doesn’t matter what sins I commit. I sinned. That being said, until we work to combat premarital sex and alcoholism and foul language and blasphemy and … Continue reading

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Sick & Tired

Is my anger justified or should I just turn my head, ignoring the injustices done to my people? We pay our taxes and then must endure this system-sanctioned reminder that we will forever be second class citizens in this nation … Continue reading

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The Morning After

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…” — Declaration of Independence Black people, this was written in 1776. It was written with the understanding that we are not human beings, but property instead. There … Continue reading

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Boundaries

America, we have to draw lines somewhere. We have allowed the pursuit of happiness thing to go too far. This morning, I read a story on CNN.com about a first grade student who was born as a boy and now … Continue reading

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Friends in the Age of Facebook

“Friends… How many of us have them? I’m talking about friends, ones we can depend on.” Since the days of MySpace and Black Planet (for those of us who were born before 1990), the word “friend” has begun to take … Continue reading

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Dap’s Charge

“Wake up!” Laurence Fishburne’s character Dap spends the entire film of School Daze trying to awaken in us a social consciousness that we seem to want to ignore (hence the root of the word “ignorant”). As opposed to seeking knowledge … Continue reading

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