Author Archives: Larry

Not My Son

Not MY Son By Gail R. Jackson, Editor  No doubt protestors in America are outraged over the decisions by our justice system not to indict white police officers who were involved in several shootings and killings of unarmed African-American males.  So am I.  Words alone can’t express my anger. Every time a killing has occurred, […]

What are You Thankful For?

What are You Thankful For?   By KaJa J. Dilosa, age 9   Okay, it`s November and Thanksgiving is close, so I’ve been thinking about what I’m grateful for.  I also interviewed some special people in my life to find out what they are thankful for, and this is what they said.  First let`s start […]

Make Someone’s Wish Come True

  Make Someone’s Wish Come True By Gail R. Jackson   Recently on a television talk show, a young man was being interviewed by three women.  Seeming to be just another kid to me, their body language indicated something different.  They were fascinated by what this boy had to say, and it was obvious to […]

The Power of Pink

The Power of Pink By Gail R. Jackson, Editor   The color pink is overwhelmingly everywhere.  This month, all shades of pink are showing up in the most unusual places.  Corporate buildings illuminate pink,  and football & basketball players wear it proudly.  A color most popular in the spring, yet every October, pink has a […]

Dee-1: Hip Hop Icon Makes God Smile

Dee-1: Hip Hop Icon Makes God Smile By Kimberly Dilosa David Augustine, Jr. is the product of two blue collar working parents born and raised in New Orleans East.  He is a young man who, in spite of his environment, beat the odds and graduated from Ben Franklin High School and then Louisiana State University […]

A Question for God. . .

  Me:  God, can I ask You a question? God:  Sure Me:  Promise You won’t get mad God:  I promise Me:  Why did You let so much stuff happen to me today? God:  What do u mean? Me:  Well, I woke up late God:  Yes Me:  My car took forever to start God:  Okay Me: […]