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CMG July Book Of The Month Kissed by Madness

By nelson / July 3, 2024 / Comments Off on CMG July Book Of The Month Kissed by Madness

by Marchel Denise Kissed by Madness chronicles the cost of domestic violence. Honor Ellis, the prodigal daughter of the South, is trapped in her marriage nightmare. With frayed nerves and a broken spirit, she is inches away from insanity—completely unraveling after the birth of her son, Day. Sasha Ellis is trapped in an abusive relationship […]

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National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: A Critical Call to Action

By nelson / July 3, 2024 / Comments Off on National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: A Critical Call to Action

By: Lindsay Dietz Every July, National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month provides an opportunity to spotlight the unique mental health challenges faced by our minority communities. Established in 2008 by the U.S. House of Representatives, this month-long observance aims to enhance public awareness of mental health disparities among minorities, reduce stigma, and promote mental health […]

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FIREWORKS AND LOTTERY TICKETS

By nelson / July 3, 2024 / Comments Off on FIREWORKS AND LOTTERY TICKETS

I recently read where most fireworks and lottery tickets are bought by low income people and then I asked myself why? Why would people with the least amount of disposable income spend their hard earned money on lotto and fireworks? We’ll with the Lotto you actually have a chance to win something albeit a very […]

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“Trump World!!!!”

By nelson / July 1, 2024 / Comments Off on “Trump World!!!!”

Four more years of Donald J. Trump will mean the end of Democracy and the beginning of the New World Order and that means it will be tyranny for any non- White American citizen and the beginning of the New World Order that will segregate divide and dispose of Democracy as we know it. Racism […]

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The Problem with Dottie

By nelson / June 30, 2024 / Comments Off on The Problem with Dottie

By Marchel Alverson The sixth-grader’s t-shirt danced in front of her eyes as soon as Donetta “Dottie” Kennedy entered into Ms. Alexander’s third-floor classroom. Ms. Alexander hadn’t realized she was staring at the silhouette of afro-puffs on Dottie’s shirt until the bell rang. She turned her back and finished erasing the previous lesson from the […]

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Our Crisis Of Identity

By nelson / June 30, 2024 / Comments Off on Our Crisis Of Identity

As a so-called African-American in America, I have always felt a deep, unsettling sense of dislocation. My early years were spent on the east side of Kansas City in the 30s where my schooling at Sanford B. Lad was surrounded by children who looked like me, spoke like me and shared similar cultural backgrounds. Everything […]

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Interview with Marchel Alverson Author of Three Books

By nelson / June 29, 2024 / Comments Off on Interview with Marchel Alverson Author of Three Books

Interview with Marchel Alverson writer, journalist, marketer and communications expert for approximately 25 years. Currently, she is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Urban League of Greater Kansas City. She is the author of three books – Painted on Souls, Savor the Sweetness, Kissed by Madness, and the upcoming To Dance Under […]

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CMG Welcome’s it’s Newest Contributor Marchel Alverson

By nelson / June 28, 2024 / Comments Off on CMG Welcome’s it’s Newest Contributor Marchel Alverson

Marchel Alverson has worked as a writer, journalist, marketer and communications expert for approximately 25 years. Currently, she is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Urban League of Greater Kansas City. She is the author of three books – Painted on Souls, Savor the Sweetness, Kissed by Madness, and the upcoming To […]

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Leaders Create More Leaders

By nelson / June 28, 2024 / Comments Off on Leaders Create More Leaders

Considering the complexities of leadership, I have found myself for the past several years pondering the profound truth that the purpose of true leaders is to create more leaders. Throughout my journey in life, from sports to family to community to nation to kingdom, I have been shown and taught that leadership is not about […]

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BLACKS KILLED, WHITES APREHENDED

By nelson / June 25, 2024 / Comments Off on BLACKS KILLED, WHITES APREHENDED

Yesterday I saw a news report on a man who went on a shooting spree in Arkansas and shot 11 people, 3 being cops. 3 of those shot have died with several fighting for their lives. I wrote a Facebook post saying that the assailant and murdered was injured and apprehended. Taking to the hospital […]

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