Culture

Racism & Misplaced Priorities

The past couple of weeks the country has been in the midst of a media-prolonged, emotional orgasm over the “racist” statements of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and the racial comments made in a private conversation that NBA franchise owner…
Derryck Green
April 30, 2014
Culture

My Brother’s Keeper Won’t Keep

In my opinion, the president’s initiative, “My Brother’s Keeper”- an attempt to effectively target and positively influence the lives of young black men, may be too little too late.  This initiative should have been a priority five years ago, immediately…
Derryck Green
February 28, 2014
CulturePolitics

Blacks Must Become Multilingual

This isn’t a call for blacks to learn an additional language to communicate alongside the English we speak now.  Even though Hispanics are an increasing percentage of the population- displacing blacks as the largest minority in the process- I’m not…
Derryck Green
February 19, 2014
CulturePolitics

Forty-One Years of Roe v. Wade

Today marks the 41st year since Roe v. Wade decision, which said that women not only have a right to abortion, but it it’s protected by the Constitution. Since that decision, it is estimated that over 57 million babies in America…
Derryck Green
January 22, 2014
Culture

MLK’s Birthday

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would've been 85 years old today.  As we reflect on his life, his speeches, sermons and writings; his ministry of public service, and what more he may have accomplished had he lived, or whether…
Derryck Green
January 20, 2014
CultureFaith

Another Episode of Atheists Gone Wild

The University of Wisconsin-Extension in Madison has removed close to 140 Gideon Bibles from all of its guest rooms thanks to an offended guest, the Freedom from Religion Foundation and the cowardice of management (Bill Mann, director) at The Lowell Center…
Derryck Green
January 18, 2014
Culture

Melissa Harris-Perry Panel Mocks Black Romney Grandchild

MSNBC's tampon-wearing Melissa Harris-Perry and her panel’s responses/reactions to the photograph depicting Mitt Romney’s family with their adopted grandchild should be shamed and held in contempt.   The grandchild, Kieran- adopted by Mitt’s son Ben and his wife Andelynne, who happens…
Derryck Green
December 30, 2013
CultureFaith

Faith Trumps Atheist Angst

This is the time of year when belligerent atheists enthusiastically corral fellow so-called “freethinkers” together in an attempt to legally disrupt displays of the Nativity. Wherever these innocent — and usually welcomed — Christian religious displays are found, there’s often…
Derryck Green
December 23, 2013