“Black Moses,” Belated Honors… And, the Bold Civil War Assault at the ‘River Jordan’

“I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”  Harriet Tubman (a.k.a., “Black Moses”) After my Baptist minister dad had died, when I was five, my maternal grandmother, a tent-preaching Pentecostal evangelist,

UNFORGIVINGLY BLACK: Recollections of “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali

“Rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, oceans all have different names, but they all contain water. So do religions have different names, and they all contain truth, expressed in different ways forms and times. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a Muslim, a Christian, or a Jew. When you believe in God, you should believe that all people