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I’m From America’s 5th Saddest City

February 21, 2013


Monroe Louisiana is my hometown. Situated on the eastern banks of the Ouachita river, Monroe is a tiny city, in fact its barely a city at all, more like a town on steroids. But I love this small city in the northeast corner of the Louisiana boot, its home so I really have no choice […]

That’s Mighty White of Ya…

December 4, 2012


That’s what someone said to me recently. “No offense”,  they added to the black person who happened to overhear our conversation. Laughing, the black person just said, “Oh, don’t worry, none taken”. I was shocked. No, I wasn’t, I was saddened but hardly shocked. I’m almost 43 years old and I’ve lived in the deep […]