Each year I sponsor a reunion picnic for the Herman Gardens public housing complex where I grew up. Pictured on the left is my good friend Haywood Booker. It was so good hanging with my childhood buddies from the neighborhood.
Sending prayers & condolences to the families of those who died as a result of the white supremacist/KKK rally yesterday. It's shameful that a woman and two police officers were killed as a consequence of a white supremacist rally.
"There are no secrets to success: don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.” - Colin Powell #Quote
Linda and I had a good time hanging out with my cousin Robert "Kool" Bell of "Kool & The Gang" and Morris Day of "The Time" after their concert. My cousins Robert and his brother Ron are the founders of Kool & The Gang.
Very proud of "Young Men In Motion" for their participation in the "Rumble Young Man Rumble" conference in Detroit. "Young Men in Motion" is a mentoring program based out of the Mathis Community Center.
I am a proud Dad! My daughter, Attorney Jade Mathis, was a panelist at the NAACP NATIONAL CONVENTION this week. She spoke about the program she runs to help ex-offenders. State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks created the program.