New Years’ Absolutions

What I hope to see die a tortuous, instantaneously combustible, explosive and fiery demise in 2015, besides not corrupt cops themselves, but the insidious policies and lack of training that implicate our nations' police departments and every level of government right up to the Oval Office, are: 1. From the woman that introduced America to…

Hollywood, please

Django, The Butler and 12 Years A Slave leave me none too impressed with Hollywood’s portrayals of African-American women. Partly because I was weaned on 1970’s classics Coffy and Cleopatra Jones – the strong, savvy, sexy, generally peace-loving black women, who would kick an ass if required, any color or gender need apply. Pam Grier…