Tag Archives: black and white

And From Out of the Left Field Came This:

Azeb Mesfin (Dec 21, 1966) Meles Zenawi (May 9, 1955 – Aug 20, 2012) I never knew about these two, until today. Here’s a link to Meles Zenawi’s obituary written by the BBC. First he was President, and then Prime … Continue reading

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Are We All Playing on The Devil’s Team?

Even Sidney Poitier Made Mistakes* It’s a tricky thing, reviewing our lives. If we’re brutally honest with ourselves, it can be devastating. A dissertation on the nature of man, for your edification. You realize that a tiger, following its nature, … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History I

January 8, 1867 in Washington, D.C. My wife got me a new desk calendar, with daily entries from history. The entry for January 8th caught my attention. African American men got the right to vote in Washington, D.C. So, of … Continue reading

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Let My People Go…

Harriet Tubman (d. Mar. 10, 1913) Rosa Parks (Feb. 4, 1913 – Oct. 24, 2005) We watched “Harriet” on Netflix last night. I almost didn’t, due to the fact that I abhor slavery. But, I opted in, just about the … Continue reading

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Are Yaqui Naguals and Bon Ngagpas One and the Same?

Was it the combined Ng sound, or a spiritual intuition? I never know for sure what triggers my Cosmic leaps, but here’s another one: Tibertan Bon teachers were the progenitors of the Yaqui Naguals of Mexico… Urgyen Nam Chuk was … Continue reading

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The Historical Origins of Freemasonry

Grand Lodge of England (June 24, 1717) Let me be upfront with you: I am not a Mason, so I have no ‘insider’ information. But I’m not so sure about any of my past lives. I seem to ‘know’ more … Continue reading

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An Early Attempt at Racial/Sexual Integration in a Play of Mine

Black and White (1978) How do you fight a battle that has been going on since slavery days? You tackle it head-on. The following play excerpt is all that I have of an idea that I was thinking of ‘fleshing … Continue reading

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Mystery: Why Were Betty and Barney Hill Abducted by Aliens?

The Interrupted Journey This incident is purportedly the first time a couple were abducted by aliens and taken aboard a UFO. In a time period when there were very few visibly biracial marriages, I’m wondering if the abductors had a … Continue reading

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Murder in the Line of Duty, or Something More Personal?

The Murder of George Floyd (May 25, 2020) I’ve waited until now to discuss this case. What I did not want to do was add any fuel to the fire of a blazing racial incident between a black man and … Continue reading

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Happy Trails to You from the King of the Cowboys

Roy Rogers (November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998) We’re back in childhood territory again. I had two heroes on television in the 1950s: Zorro and Roy Rogers. I guess we could suggest that they represented the good and bad … Continue reading

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