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Twenty-five years ago, The Arsenio Hall Show was the hottest ticket in late-night television. It even spawned the career of a (then) almost unknown politician — one Bill Clinton, who made playing the sax look cool. The show also spawned … Continue reading
As a child, the most pressing question for my generation was, “How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop?” The answer, of course, was, “The world may never know…” That’s an … Continue reading
Let’s set aside the stink of Benghazi that still clings to her almost two years later, but can someone tell me, with our debt over $17.5 trillion, how we could even breathe Hillary Clinton’s name in the same sentence as … Continue reading
In my last few blog posts, I’ve shared with our readers how I’ve struggled to articulate all I felt about November’s election. Of all the emotions I went through, from shock, disappointment…and a bit of anger, I think the overarching … Continue reading
I’ve read a lot of articles over the past several years, ever since my state voted against same sex marriage (twice). Now that the issue is before the Supreme Court, I see tensions running high on both sides, but few … Continue reading
I was honored to speak today on Arise.tv about the role of African-Americans in the Republican party. There’s only so much you can say in seconds-long sound bites, particularly when many charges are being leveled at you with machine gun … Continue reading
Despite anything a Hollywood “comedian” might tell you, or some common artist who paints the President as dying on a cross, newsflash: Barack Obama is not the Savior. Comedian Jamie Foxx made remarks at a recent awards show that I … Continue reading
Those who know me well know I am rarely silent about anything! However, the events of the last two weeks have temporarily rendered me speechless. Not because I don’t have anything to say — I do, and plenty of it … Continue reading
African-American Conservatives Co-Founder, Marie Stroughter, sums up the last of the Presidential debates for the iVote section at iVillage.
Marie’s assessment of last night’s first and only Vice-Presidential debate, written for iVillage is now live! Chime in! (NOTE: Though normally I don’t refer to people by last name only, the piece has been edited for length, thus no disrespect … Continue reading
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