I'm still trying to figure it out too! I'm a child of God that has a lot to say. I've been given a platform on the air to say it but I tend to be a bit lengthy so enter my website.
The "confessions" you see on my website are not the gossip kind but rather conversations with artists, authors, speakers and teachers within the faith-based community. Also, my journey has been colorful, rich and sometimes really hard so, I look for answers and respite through writing. My mom wanted me to write a book and I'm working on that, so bear with me as I fumble my way through.
I'm working on balancing my extremely fun work life with my personal life that is filled with challenges these days. I know that God will see me to victory so... welcome to my life.
Today I had the honor of sitting down with Denise Fair, Chief Public Health Officer for the City of Detroit-Detroit Health Department about the new neighborhood initiative to vaccinate 70% of Detroiters.
We discussed the importance of reaching that goal, how it will allow us to get our lives back and spend time with our loved ones. Fair took us to church as we discussed how our community can perish from a lack of knowledge (It’s in the word y’all, Hosea 4:6), and is glad to be able to share with our listeners that everyone needs to do their part, and Detroit is doing everything they can to make it easier and more convenient.
I also celebrated my “fully vaccinated day” (two weeks after my 2nd dose) with a dance!
Los Angeles resident Amanda Gorman, whose acclaimed poetry reading at President Joe Biden’s inauguration thrust her into the national spotlight, said Wednesday she was thrilled to be the first poet to grace the cover of Vogue magazine. (CBS Los Angeles)
Gorman tweeted she is, “Honored to be the first poet EVER on the cover of @voguemagazine,” and it was a “joy to do so while wearing a Black designer, @virgilabloh.” Amanda continued by writing, “this is called the Rise of Amanda Gorman, but it’s truly for all of you, both named & unseen, who lift me up.”
There’s a petition circulating asking that LeVar Burton be considered for the job as the new host of “Jeopardy!”
The petition is on Change.org and describes Burton’s career as the perfect choice to host ‘Jeopardy!’ because of his 21 seasons of PBS’ “Reading Rainbow,” Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as Kunta Kinte in the Alex Haley mini-series “Roots.” Change.org said that Burton has “shaped the minds of several generations of trivia-loving nerds.”
Burton wasn’t sure about the petition but changed his mind after seeing close to 200,000 signatures so far. He reposted the link to the petition with the caption, “Leaving this here in the event the powers that be are listening…”
We’re back on our home buying series and Mansa Musafrom MoneySmartLife.org explains that if you’re thinking about buying a home, you may be able to “purchase one with no money down, but you won’t be able to with no money.” Today we talk about some expenses you will encounter and how to save some money for the added cash you will spend buying a home.