Ask Dangerous Lee: Do you think Black History Month is necessary?

Q: Do you think Black History Month is necessary? Eric S. Chicago, IL A: Of course it is. I am always baffled by this question and by those, especially Black people, that think we have come far enough to ignore our history. Yes, Black history is American history, but so much of our history is Read More …

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Black History Month Spotlight: Melva F. Miller

  Name and Title:  Melvia F. Miller (Consultant/Educator) What do you do and why? I have been an educator and instructional designer for many years. I publish books, DVDs, and other materials — with the goal of helping to empower and enlighten others. I also created a board game, titled: ECO-OPOLY. We promote our online Read More …

Black History Month Spotlight: Vangie Williams – Author of The Broken Life Journals

Name and Title:  Vangie Williams author of The Broken Life Journals What do you do and why? I am a genealogist, historian, and author. I love all elements of my life but none more than history, especially the history behind the history, the families who lived and died for the history. It is my mission Read More …

Black History Month Spotlight: Deborah L. Parker

Name and Title: Deborah L. Parker, Author, Speaker and Principal Consultant, The DPJ Training Group What do you do and why? I conduct seminars on leadership, diversity and communications for organizations to enhance their employee’s knowledge and performance. This work allows me to share my gifts of teaching with insight from everyday situations at work Read More …

Movie Review: Red Tails

Red Tails is a very important film, one that almost never saw the light of day because Hollywood did not know how to market a film with an all Black cast. You market a film with all brown people the same way you would market any other action film. Hollywood is certainly not having a Read More …

Ask Dangerous Lee: Why is it that no African-American knows who Roscoe Robinson, Jr. is?

Q: Why is it that no African-American knows who Roscoe Robinson, Jr. is? Every American should be proud of what he accomplished. Sel Graham Austin Texas A: I agree that every American should be proud of what Mr. Robinson accomplished in his lifetime, but I do not agree that no African American knows who he Read More …

Movie Review: MOOZ-LUM

Mooz-lum is an independent film that was released on limited screens, but you can pick it up at your local Family Video. It stars Evan Ross, Nia Long, Danny Glover, and was filmed entirely in Southeast Michigan. It follows the trials and tribulations of an African American Muslim family pre and post 9/11. This film Read More …

Movie Review: Jack and Jill

This is the first time that I have seen an Adam Sandler film in theatres. It was OK, some funny parts, many goofy ass parts. My mom thought it was hilarious! Al Pacino‘s role was ridiculous and the cameos by Johnny Depp and David Spade were equally ridiculous. I also liked the message of “beauty Read More …