Monthly Archives: November 2011

From Middletown High to “Project 600” to Harvard College!

In February of my sophomore year at Middletown High, Middletown’s racism reared its ugly head. During football season, it was traditional for us to select homecoming queen candidates. The problem was that in a school where there were 700 kids in … Continue reading

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High School Life was not all about Sports

In grade school and junior high I played on the basketball team as well, but that ended after my sophomore year in high school. It was the age of specialization and prudence dictated that I concentrate on football. If I … Continue reading

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Contrary to the Reports; My Life did not end, nor begin, with the death of Donda West

My paternal grandmother, Alberta, moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, and that’s where she met my grandfather, Edward Adams, who had come north from Alabama. I never met Edward Adams and no one ever really talked about him. By the time I … Continue reading

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