Red Beans & Tri-Color Quinoa

When Mayor Pete Buttigieg introduced The Douglass Plan it made me question why he thought naming his project to benefit African Americans after a 19th century antebellum icon was a good idea. The name alone demonstrated Mr. Buttigieg had not consulted any African Americans during the devising of his plan. Fredrick Douglass was an elder…

Citrus Custard Cream Pie

Many years ago, I worked as a VIP flight attendant for 17 different NBA teams, several NFL, NHL and MLB teams as well as some notable figures in the music and film industry. The NBA clientele included the Lakers, Spurs, Rockets, Mavericks, Kings, Nets, Timberwolves, Warriors, Clippers, Hawks, Suns, Celtics, Grizzlies, Pacers, 76'ers, Nuggets and…

A Plant-Based Pyramid: Broccoli Salad

Mrs. Alelia Murphy, the oldest person in the United States, died a few months ago November 28, 2019. She was 114 years old and an African-American woman. Her successor, 114 year old Mrs. Hester Ford is also African-American. In fact, 6 out of the 10 oldest Americans on record were all African-American women born in…