I use two moral compasses, my grandmother Cora and Muhammad Ali. When I say Mr. Ali influenced my life I don't mean he was a boxer I admired. He was, and still is, a larger than life role model for … [Read more...] about What’s My Name?
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This year, 2020, the US government has spent at least $1.5 TRILLION on the military. At least $2 TRILLION on corporate bailouts to already rich corporations, and another $1.5 TRILLION to artificially … [Read more...] about Who’s Zoomin’ Who?
As long as I can recall, it’s always been a ‘63 Impala convertible, white with a red interior, and one of those early big-blocks, and a four-speed on the floor. Maybe I saw one or rode in one with my … [Read more...] about A 1963 Chevrolet
So, the other night, in Montgomery, the local republicans had a “freedom fest,” with fireworks. The hero-patriots got to sit in their cars and be socially distanced while they celebrated God knows … [Read more...] about Freedom Fest, 2020
Shavers, Spinks, Holmes, and Berbick... The last fights were as important, as defining, as the early fights. As important as Rome in 1960, as important as Sonny Liston, as Joe Frazier, George … [Read more...] about Rest In Peace, Champ
My dad had a deep and abiding respect for shade and ’51 Ford Shoebox convertible vent windows. I’m quite sure he never slept a night of his life in air conditioning. While I never did come across bad … [Read more...] about Unplugged and Alive