“Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

Here We Are

We have no choice about whether we make a choice. We must commit our lives to some ultimate belief system that speaks to our purpose. Once we’re born, well, here we are. Most people commit themselves to fence-sitting. They profess a belief in God while also clinging...

Black Investment

“A black kid who believes he will face daunting societal obstacles is likely to underinvest in trying to climb society’s rungs. Every black student in the country needs to know that his return on investment in education is, if anything, higher than for white...


“I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.” – Groucho Marx


Emotions aren’t irrational; they are expressions of thought. When our emotions seem inappropriate, it is because our thoughts are inappropriate. When our emotions are appropriate, go to it; emote some more. Let the importance of your thoughts be demonstrated…or emote...