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Friday, June 30, 2017

Photo of the Day




Thursday, June 29, 2017

Quote of the Day




Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Lady (Bug) Is 1 In 2 Billion...



Thanks for the video momento, Facebook!


Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Study Reveals Racial Bias Against
Black Girls Starting At Age 5




Black Girls Are Perceived As Less Innocent Than White Girls


Monday, June 26, 2017

Friendly Fire? Really? Are You Serious?


 

A Black Off-Duty Cop Tried To Help Stop A Crime & Another Officer Shot Him
The officer saw a black man and shot him before assessing the situation.


Friday, June 23, 2017

Black Vs. White Privilege



If you don't see a difference, you need an eye exam. You're blind or you only see what you want to see. But, either way, you're part of the problem. What happened to 'fair and equal treatment under the law' for black people?



Okay, where are all of my 'why didn't he just comply' people? White privilege is being able to fight the police, reach for their guns, resist arrest, and not get beat-up, shot, tased, or killed. Also, the police don't fear for their lives and sometimes, a good samaritan will even assist the police without fearing for their life. Now, ask yourself... How would this exact same scenario end if the person being arrested and the good samaritan were black?


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

When Praises Go Up, Blessings Come Down...



Awesome! What a mighty God we serve!


Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Photo of the Day



OMG! These two look familiar and just alike! 
Share if you know who they are, but keep it to yourself!


Monday, June 19, 2017

Music Education Is Important Too...




The Amazing Teacher Behind These Viral Motown Kid Videos
Malinda Williams of Baldwin Hills Elementary School in Los Angeles, CA


Sunday, June 18, 2017

Happy Father's Day Daddy...



Roosevelt Williams
October 9, 1936 - May 2, 2002

I thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new.
I thought about you yesterday, and days before that too.
I think of you in silence, I often speak your name.
All I have are memories, and your picture in a frame.

In life I loved you dearly, in death I love you still.
In my heart you hold a place, that no one could ever fill.
It broke my heart to lose you, but you didn't go alone.
For part of me went with you, the day God took you home.

No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye.
You were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.
A million times I needed you, a million times I cried.
If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died.

Gone yet not forgotten, although we are apart,
your spirit lives within me, forever in my heart.
Nothing can ever take away, the love a heart holds dear.
Fond memories linger every day, remembrance keeps you near.

A gift for such a little while, your loss just seems so wrong.
You should not have left before us, it’s with loved ones you belong.
Your memory is my keepsake, with which I’ll never part.
God has you in His keeping, I have you in my heart.

If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane,
I’d walk right up to heaven, and bring you home again.
Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same.
But as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again.


Saturday, June 17, 2017

Step-Fathers: A Special Blessing From God



"Color Him Father" Performed By The Winstons

There's a man at my house, he's so big and strong.
He goes to work each day, stays all day long.
He comes home each night, looking tired and beat.
He sits down at the dinner table, and has a bite to eat.

Never a frown, always a smile,
when he says to me, how's my child.
I've been studying hard, all day in school.
tryin' to understand the golden rule.

I think I'll color this man father.
I think I'll color him love.
I'm gonna color him father.
I think I'll color the man love, yes I will.

He says, education is the thing if you wanna compete,
because without it son, life ain't very sweet.
I love this man and I don't know why,
except I'll need his strength, till the day that I die.

My mother loves him and I can tell,
by the way she looks at him, when he holds my little sister Nell.
I heard her say just the other day,
that if it hadn't been for him, she wouldn't have found her way.

My real old man, he got killed in the war,
and she knows she and seven kids, couldn't of gotten very far.
She said she thought that she could never love again,
And then there he stood, with that big wide grin.

He married my mother and he took us in,
and now we belong to the man with that big wide grin.

I think I'll color this man father.
I think I'll color him love.
I'm gonna color him father.
I'm gonna color him love.

Footnote: In 1969, this song ranked #2 on the R&B charts and #7 on Billboard's Hot 100; the composer, Richard L. Spencer, won a Grammy Award for Best R&B song in 1970. Click on the record label for a link to YouTube and listen to this classic gem, the only one of its kind, which pays tribute to all of the stepfathers holdin' it down out there. And, always remember (as my pastor so eloquently pointed out in a sermon once)... Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was actually raised by a man who played the role of a stepfather and his name was Joseph. So, never underestimate the importance of the part you play in God's divine plan. You are loved and appreciated much more than you know. May God continue to bless all of you!


Friday, June 16, 2017

We're Proud of Our Class of 2017 Graduate!



Congratulations to our youngest granddaughter! She graduated from pre-school today and told us she is ready to go to school with 'the big kids' in the fall. I just can't believe how the years are flying by! May God continue to bless, keep, and watch over you as begin your 12-year educational journey. YGG! We love you! Grammy & Pop-Pop


Thursday, June 15, 2017

RACISM...



More times than not, the joke is on the racist
but they don't know it. Nuff said. Check out the video...


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Simple Reminders: 12 Laws Of Karma



We talk a lot about Karma in our day-to-day dealings with folk, and some of us have even seen the so-called 'Karma Bus' on occasion. But, do you know what the '12 Laws of Karma' are? Check out this video...


Tuesday, June 13, 2017

#StateOfBlackAmerica



National Urban League 2017 State of Black America Report

Click on the image or use the text link to access the full report.


Monday, June 12, 2017

Quality Time w/ The Grands



Saturday-Sunday sleepover with our grandson!
Trial karate classes continued at AmeriKick on Saturday.
A quick breakfast at Panera Bread & SBC service on Sunday.


Friday, June 9, 2017

Who's Lying Now?




James Comey in Senate Testimony
Repeatedly Accused President Trump of Being a Liar 


Thursday, June 8, 2017

Throwback Thursday




Vintage Photography | Jack and Jill of America's Debutante Ball |
c. 1950s - Class, dignity, grace, and style! Love this photo!


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Photo of the Day




Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Let's Get Ready To Rumble!



Click on the image to watch the YouTube clip!


Monday, June 5, 2017

To Braid Or Not To Braid



Black Dad Puts Racist Baby Mama on Blast
After He Takes Their Biracial Daughter To Get Braids

Well, here we go again with the degradation of black girls and their hairstyles. I just did a post and shared an article link about this going on in schools a few days ago. So, I encourage you to read this article and then, consider the following comments.

(1) To this white mom who views her biracial daughter as 'mostly white', I would ask what rock has she been living under and advise her to think again. This so-called great country of ours determined a long, long time ago that anyone who has a drop of black blood, is BLACK (period, no exceptions). 

(2) Regardless of what this mom thinks, because of number 1 above her daughter will be perceived as black throughout the course of her life. So, mom needs to start accepting that now because America's not changing anytime soon, if ever. This country has a long way to go when it comes to lines drawn in the sand about race.

(3) If this mom has a problem with numbers 1 and 2 above, she needs to start with the person in the mirror and work on her own racist mindset, stereotypes, etc. before she can even begin to accept, appreciate, and love her daughter for who she is and always will be.

(4) Black girls get their hair braided and for the record, white girls do too when they know how to do it themselves or know someone who can do it for them. It's merely one of many creative forms of hair expression--but, it's constantly demeaned, dismissed, and maligned as a 'black thing' and thus, something negative for no reason whatsoever.

(5) Finally, I would say get over yourself, mom. Ironically, your daughter is going to need YOU to protect her from people who think like you do so she can grow and mature into a self-confident woman who accepts and loves herself in the skin she is in--hair and hairstyles included.

Related Post Link: #WhatsItToYa How Black Girls Wear Their Hair???


Sunday, June 4, 2017

Video of the Day...



"I Don't Want To Go, I Don't Want To Leave The Ball!"
Also featuring Vice President Mike Pence


Saturday, June 3, 2017

Anniversary Greetings From Atlantic City!


The Lady (Bug) & The Hubby Celebrating 28 Years!





Miss America Plaque on Rose Walk in AC
She will always be my favorite Miss America! 👑


Friday, June 2, 2017

Mad Magazine Wins Cover of the Year!



MAD MAGAZINE

Get your copies while supplies last or it's
banned from the internet, whichever comes first!


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Quote of the Day






Watch your step!


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As a Christian who is active on the internet,
I hold myself to certain standards of conduct:

  • I guard my online relationships.
  • I am careful to visit websites that do not compromise my life in Christ.
  • I take care that my written communications reflect Christ in my life.
  • I guard my time to assure that my time online is kept in proper balance with the rest of my life.
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