John T. Wills has earned a Master’s and Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He’s been a professor at Sojourner-Douglass College (HBC), Past Board Member of the Bowie State University Foundation, President of JT Wills Consulting, Past Vice President of the MD/DC Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the founding members of the Black Empowered Men group, author of “Just a Season” and “Legacy – A New Season”, a Journalist by way of the Washington Examiner and a blogging, supporter of several community organizations, a volunteer, a strong advocate for literacy empowerment and friend to many.
Any accolades attributed to his spirit are the result of the solid foundation provided by a loving grandfather. This great man assertively implanted the concept that knowledge is power, which developed into the understanding that education is the single most important ingredient necessary to neutralize those forces that breed poverty and despair. This philosophy planted the seeds that cultivated a life, which is “Just a Season”.
The culture of race relations in America is one sided and history tells us that most of the race riots were not perpetrated by black people. The culture of violence by the so-called real Americans upon what they call “others” have been at the hands of white America. You often hear how…Continue
I am positive you did not get a message like this in a church this morning, as you listen to the “word” from someone while praising and looking at a picture of a white Jesus. Nonetheless, this message, hopefully, will cause you to think about the reality of your life, and not a mythical version of a life.
It is a proven historical fact that black people were the first people on earth. Thereby, black people were the first to have a civilization thousands of years before “His-Story”…Continue
In the 1960s the freedom for Black people was a raised clenched fist and the chant was “power to the people”. During the Vietnam War those did this or take a stand by saying “fight the power” were told “America Love it or Leave it”. First, where were Black people suppose to go? They took us from our place of origin, enslaved and brought here…Continue
Let me begin by saying, I was not surprised by the decision of the Ferguson grand jury. Because I’ve seen this before, and those in charge of the process have been sending signals for months regarding the intended outcome – “No Bill”. I say this in spite of this man named Lincoln who supposedly solved the race…Continue