Tag: two daughters

Marvin Gaye – What's going on?

Marvin Gaye was one of the greatest and more unique voices at Motown. I heard on NPR that Motown arranger David Van De Pitte died recently.  Now, I love music but I can’t tell where one writer’s sound stops and the arranger begins. Van De Pitte was credited with creating some of Motown’s biggest hits. From the Detroit News: David Van De Pitte, the arranger who helped Marvin Gaye take jazz, soul and the rumblings of the counter-culture and turn it into the genius of “What’s Going On,” died on Aug. 9 of cancer. The arranger, composer and music director, a

Read More
Obama – We need more families

On father’s day, Barack Obama went home to Chicago and spoke at the Church of God. Obama delivered a message to Black fathers. We need more to step to the plate. This is music to my ears. Fathers – Black, White, Brown – need to be there for their children. This is critically important to a child’s development. ———— From WaPo: Saying that too many black fathers are “missing from too many lives and too many homes,” Obama said these men “have abandoned their responsibilities, acting like boys instead of men. And the foundations of our families are weaker because of

Read More
Subscribe for updates!
ABOUT AUTHOR
Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

Books

A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

Where is The Outrage Topics
Categories
FOLLOW ME ON