Month: March 2020

Bob Kendrick: The Duke of 18th & Vine

By Michael March 30, 2020 0

 Editor’s Note:

This article is an excerpt from a forthcoming book by Harold Michael Harvey, author of the bestselling book, Freaknik Lawyer. The title of the new tome is The Duke of 18th & Vine: Bob Kendrick Talking Negro League Baseball written in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro Baseball Leagues (United States Baseball League) in 1920 will be released on May 15, 2020, by Cascade Publishing House. For further details contact the publisher at hmharvey@haroldmichaelharvey.com read more

Pandemic Note #17: Exponential Monthly Growth

By Michael March 29, 2020 0

While the leader of the free world makes plans to open parts of the country, if not all of the country, up for Easter Sunday church service, the US is number one in the world in Covid-19 cases.

The country is experiencing exponential growth in the number of deaths caused by the Coronavirus. In one month, the number of deaths went from 1to1000. In the last 48 hours, the total number of deaths double from 1000 to 2000. read more

Saying Goodbye to a Warrior Priest in a Pandemic

By Michael March 28, 2020 0

It’s written that it is “hard to say goodbye to yesterday.” But yesterday, Rev. Dr. Joesph Echols Lowery, in a death not related to Covid-19, moved from here to eternity.

Until yesterday, he was one of the few remaining architects of the civil rights movement that challenged and forced the cessation of the unequal treatment of Black people in the United States. This movement vicariously brought about equality to all minority groups in the country, including white women, or at least with more justice than had existed at the dawn of the 20th century. He was a man of the 20th century and was blessed to live until the 20th year of the 21st century. read more

Pandemic Note #16: “Don’t Be A Cutie-Pie, Okay?”

By Michael March 28, 2020 0

“Look,” the leader said to White House Correspondent Jon Karl, “don’t be a cutie-pie, okay?”

During the leader’s daily press briefing/campaign rally on March 27, 2020, Karl pressed the leader, “Look, can everyone who needs a ventilator get one?” Karl asked a fair question, given the nature of the administration’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. read more

Short Pandemic Note #15: “How Is Mike?”

By Michael March 27, 2020 0

On March 26, 2020, the great leader came before his subjects to report on the excellent job he is doing managing the life or death fight Americans face against Covid-19. An enterprising reporter for Bloomberg received permission to ask him a question.

Before the young African American could get his question out of his mouth, the leader inquired where did he work. read more

Short Pandemic Note #14: “Debt Before the Dead”

By Michael March 26, 2020 0

On the eighth day of the President’s 14-day national social distancing scheme to combat the spread of Covid-19, Carmen Yulin Cruz, Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, blasted Trump for his handling of the deadly outbreak of the Coronavirus.

“He puts the debt before the dead,” Cruz told The Hill, referring to Trump’s handling of hurricanes Irma and Maria, which swept through the island in 2017. read more

A Short Note on the Pandemic #13

By Michael March 25, 2020 0

“My mother is not expendable. We will not put a dollar figure on human life,” twitted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. In an apparent reference to Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick’s statement that grandparents will gladly sacrifice themselves for the sack of leaving a robust economy to their grandchildren. read more

A Short Note on the Pandemic #12

By Michael March 24, 2020 0

“The cost of the cure should not be more than the cost of the disease,” the confident leader of the western world said in his daily Coronavirus update on day 6 of the government’s recommendation to stay home for the next 14 days. In western medicine, the cost of the cure has always been higher than the price of the disease. Doctors view the objective is to keep the patient alive at all cost, especially when the patient has proper insurance. read more

A Short Note on the Pandemic #11

By Michael March 23, 2020 0

On the fourth Sunday, March 22, 2020, many mega-churches worshipped remotely. Some still defied the laws of man and gathered in their solemn sanctuaries to receive the bread of life.

Towards the end of the day, the national leader trotted out the administrative team working to contain and combat the coronavirus attacking the country from coast to coast. The leader wasting very little time, got to the heart of his management of this crisis. read more

White Supremacists Discuss Weaponizing Coronavirus as Bioweapon

By Michael March 22, 2020 0

According to a story published by Yahoo News, federal law enforcement has documented discussions among white supremacists where they talked about using coronavirus as a bioweapon.

According to the documented discussions, any white supremacists who contact the coronavirus is duty-bound to spread the virus among law enforcement officers and “nonwhite” people. read more