Twitter is Doing Fine without a New Owner

Twitter is doing fine without a new owner.

I am not a scary person, nor do I live in fear, however, let me go on the record with this statement: Elon Musk having ownership and unfettered access to Twitter or anything else that size, scares me to death.

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Let’s be Sweet for Mother’s Day

Let’s be Sweet for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day this year is special—I’ve been somebody’s mother for 49 years and three days, and I still have my mother. Making that statement brings a smile to my face and great joy to my heart.

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We Should Celebrate April and Salute World Press Day

April

I love April for a million reasons—the showers bring May flowers, spring gets sprung, it’s time to put the pantyhose away and bring out the sandals—ok, so I wasn’t wearing the pantyhose anyway—but as April moves quickly to a close, please allow me to campaign on behalf of National Donate Life Month.

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Keeping Our Weeks Holy is a Full-Time Job

Holy Week

For Christians, Holy Week, the seven days before Easter, is a time for serious reflection, contemplation, for being still, and grappling with the full meaning of what is about to transpire. For those who don’t celebrate Easter, it’s just another week and nothing to get worked up about.

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Ep 25: A Songwriter’s Journey to FAME with Steven Dale Jones

Steven Dale Jones is an American multi-award winning songwriter, composer and lyricist. His work has resulted in over 150 cuts and over 20 million records sold by artists including Bonnie Raitt, George Strait, Alabama, Reba McEntire, John Legend, Kenny Rogers, Diamond Rio, and Mindy McCready.

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Right or Wrong, Will Smith’s Performance was Unforgettable

Right or Wrong, Will Smith’s Performance was Unforgettable

 Every time I think I know what I’m thinking about the now infamous Oscar slap last week, something else comes along and I get a different perspective to consider. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, the Academy Award for Best actor went to Will Smith minutes after he walked on stage and smacked comedian Chris Rock in the face.

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If We’re Looking for Qualified, Judge Jackson’s the One

Judge Jackson

Qualified. In the dictionary it comes before quality and after quaint, and for the past few days, it has come in Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in her quest to become the first African American woman on our nation’s highest court. Oh, speaking of the past few days, if we’re looking for patience and wisdom, she has that too.

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When It Comes To Ukraine, We Must Do Something…

Ukraine

Facts, photos, and figures are powerful, no matter their source or intent, and over the past weeks the images and numbers coming out of Ukraine have been sad, troubling, and unimaginable. As the world watched helplessly, our neighbors were driven from their homes, their cities were bombed and utterly destroyed, and not only has it gotten worse, this is only the beginning.

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Condemning HBCU Bomb Threats Shows Congress at Its Best

HBCU

In a rare show of bipartisanship, the U.S. Congress came together this week to condemn the recent rash of bomb threats at the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU).

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Women’s History Month Is Perfect Time To Appreciate, Emulate, & Donate

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and unless you are like Mork, the television alien from Ork, a planet where children are born middle-aged and from an egg, there is a beautiful soul somewhere responsible for your being here. The Godfather of Soul, James Brown, famously sang “It’s A Man’s World,” but even he knew that it would be “nothing without a woman or a girl.”

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