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Maya Angelou    April 4, 1928 — May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou April 4, 1928 — May 28, 2014

Jun. 8 | How does one pay adequate tribute to the legacy of Maya Angelou, the beloved historic icon and cultural treasure who passed away on May 28? Her enduring presence as an enlightening, empowering beacon to which the hearts and minds of Black women faithfully...

N. Judge King   May 13, 1936 — May 26, 2014

N. Judge King May 13, 1936 — May 26, 2014

Jun. 8 | N. Judge King, Ph.D., indeed a man for all seasons, succumbed to lung cancer on May 26 following a life and career of 78 years as an educator, entrepreneur, activist, scientist, altruist and more, including building and piloting airplanes. Most of...

Keith’s cousin calls from the pen

Keith’s cousin calls from the pen

Jun. 5 | Keith stood at the living room window, sipping coffee, staring out at a drizzling, early-morning rain, catching hell from Lesli. She was in the kitchen, barely wearing a short, silk housecoat that clung to her curves and, at the moment, was half-open,...

Womack the wise man of romance

Womack the wise man of romance

May. 28 | Give it up to Bobby Womack, wise as an owl when it comes to romance. When dealing with a woman, nothing beats common sense. In accord with that Old Chinese Proverb, ”Every woman that look good to you, brotha, — don’t matter how fine the gal...

Spoken word performer aims high

Spoken word performer aims high

May. 27 | She hopes to transform young lives nationally and internationally     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Julia Sewell’s website (www.sewellspeaks.com) announces her as “a world-renowned public speaker and performer. With over 10...

Lesli settles in

Lesli settles in

May. 21 | Lesli looked around and sighed at Keith’s overrun living room that was, she realized, now her overrun living room. What wouldn’t fit, Lesli had either left for Gwen or put in storage downstairs at Keith’s. Still, she had a lot of stuff to...

Lesli and Keith set up house

Lesli and Keith set up house

May. 14 | He woke to Lesli turning her key in the door. Loaded down with suitcases. He watched her struggle to get in the apartment, keep the door propped open, and put her bags down all at the same time. She kicked a suitcase out of the way, the door closed,...

Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes celebrate sisterhood and bonding

Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes celebrate sisterhood and bonding

May. 1 | Local society chapter is 10 years strong and growing   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes’ members Clara Tims and Allie JacoxPhoto courtesy of Clara Tims The Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes’ April...

Combining households: his place or hers?

Combining households: his place or hers?

Apr. 30 | When they woke up again, they were even more exhausted. She sat up. In reflex, he rolled over, reaching for her thigh. Lesli brushed Keith’s hand aside and swiftly slid out of bed, declaring, “We need to decide living conditions. You have an apartment...

Writer hopes her children’s books can make the world a better place

Writer hopes her children’s books can make the world a better place

Apr. 29 | Author selected as ‘One of 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’ By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Caring isn’t merely a word to M. Ann Machen Pritchard (don’t ask what the M. stands for, she won’t tell you). It’s a heart-and-soul-felt...