Saturday, July 23, 2011

I'm the Proud Mom of a New Marine!

Top row-second from left.

Yes, that's right. My son Vernon will graduated from Marine boot camp on July 29th at MCRD in San Diego, CA. He's wanted to do this for quite a while. I am so very proud of him. You can read about him and his success at

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The ghettos were created

The ghettos were created
the ghettos were made

giving all sorts of people 
reasons to hate
Black men pushing
that terrible dope
with as a result 
life without hope
But do you know
where they got if from
where they got their drugs
that make them do wrong?

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Who needs superpowers? Real People Take Over Comics!

President Barack Obama’s 2008 appearance in Spider-Man’s comics was one of the most commercially successful instances of real people appearing in comics books.

Slower than a speeding bullet. Not nearly as powerful as a locomotive. Completely unable to leap tall buildings. Yet real people, many with all-too-human foibles, are muscling in on the likes of Superman and Spider-Man on comic book racks these days.