Monday, May 25, 2015
Cheatin’ A** Men
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 20 March 2008
One of the most popular pastimes for American women is discussing how men think and feel and then assigning those assumed thoughts and feelings (which are typically detrimental to women) to “all” ... read more >>
Heroes & Leaders
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 13 March 2008
Ask any young person, especially a young man what they wish to be when they grow up and invariably most will name a sports position or music industry position. But the majority of aspiring athletes ... read more >>
Black History: Images on Film
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 28 February 2008
If you really want to know what scares America, don’t fool yourself into thinking it’s the Black man with a gun—this nation put them there. The scariest Black man or woman is the one ... read more >>
Black History-Cops and the People
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 21 February 2008
America is a funny land. Not funny as in “ha ha,” but funny as in strange. So strange that even though cops have historically been at odds with Blacks, people try to pretend that there is ... read more >>
Black History or African History?
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 14 February 2008
It’s Black History Month and wherever you are, you should be either studying Black History, or planning to create Black History. Instead of discussing some great achievements by Black men or Black ... read more >>
Just Be a Woman About It
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 07 February 2008
Last week, I wrote a piece called “Man Up!” Of course, it was well-received, because it took men to task. But the balance of it all is also discussing what women need to do to make things ... read more >>
Man Up!
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 31 January 2008
One of the most frustrating things to deal with as a Black man is listening to Black women talk about what a “real man” is supposed to be or do. Typically, when those discussions come up, ... read more >>
In Your Shadow
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 24 January 2008
You were already three years old when we first met. I had no idea that you would be around me for so long and while we fought like cats and dogs, I would not have known what to do if you weren’t ... read more >>
American Politics: Part 2
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 17 January 2008
Part 2 Last week, in American Politics, Part 1, I stated that while too many people think it is enough to repeat the myriad voting slogans designed to motivate the masses, I believe that real discussion ... read more >>
American Politics: Part 1
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 10 January 2008
Part 1 In America, right now, history is being made and we are all witnesses. For the first time, a serious Black presidential candidate is on deck and even if American Politricks (election stealing, ... read more >>
Top Ten Thoughts from 2007
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 03 January 2008
2007 was one hell of a year. The hopes and fears of a few years came to rest in these twelve months. The Subprime Mortgage debacle, Michael Vick’s “Dog Days” and the Asian product difficulty ... read more >>
Christmas, Religion and Jesus
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 20 December 2007
Sadly, most people have no idea where the Christmas holiday traditions come from, but they swear that it is all about Jesus. Surprise! The Christmas holiday as we know it is really an aggregation of ... read more >>
Jena Six:?A Diverse Demonstration
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 13 December 2007
African Americans nationwide galvanized behind the six Black teens in Jena, Louisiana perhaps more than any other event in recent history since the Million Man March. More than 20,000 Blacks from as ... read more >>
Black to the Future
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 06 December 2007
In America, Black people imagine that they have made progress. The truth is that in many ways, we have gone backwards. Our problem is that we are going in circles seemingly without direction, in desperate ... read more >>
Retarded Black Men
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 29 November 2007
retarded (adj): relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development. When I lecture and/or do seminars and talk about how American men in general and Black men in particular are emotionally ... read more >>
Bow Down, Black Man!
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 22 November 2007
It is a thing of immeasurable ugliness that the Black male image is besieged to great proportions, yet we are supposed to join in and rage against ourselves, ostensibly, in support of the Black woman’s ... read more >>
Sisters: Date the Man, Not the Myth
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 15 November 2007
The young lady was cute and I could see from the other side of the room that she was checking me out. I was working the crowd at the business mixer and was already headed her way. As I approached the ... read more >>
Love Haters
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 08 November 2007
Some people are lovers. Some people are haters. Some lovers are so beautiful that they can conquer hate. And, some haters are so evil that they hate love and desire to kill love. There are a number of ... read more >>
You Must Learn!
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 01 November 2007
The law requires a certain amount of education for all of us. Some of us choose to stop the education process at a certain age, while others of us choose to attain higher levels of knowledge and understanding. ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash