Articles by: Harriet Cammock

The Importance Of Birthdays!

The Importance Of Birthdays!

This time you might be thinking I’m selfish as I choose to write about the importance of birthdays. It could be due to my own which arrives on December 11th each year. I have had many bithdays, some memorable and some not so memeorable, but I’m grateful that I get […]

by · December 10, 2013 · Latest News
The Politics Of Red And My Calcutta

The Politics Of Red And My Calcutta

The reddening of the political spectrum and the resulting economic chaos ensuing from decisions and policies made by red statesmen have had a direct impact on citizens and residents of my Calcutta. First, let me define who they are. Located  in one of the most economically depressed areas of Detroit, […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Detroit News, Today's Headlines
Thanksgiving- The Season To Give Thanks

Thanksgiving- The Season To Give Thanks

All week long I had been reminded that the season of Thanksgiving was upon us. For most of us it means work as we have to tend to the needs of our families by cooking and preparing and decorating and in the midst of all of that  we forget the reason for the season. It is to […]

by · November 19, 2012 · Latest News
RollCall

RollCall

I decided to keep a list of companies who choose to fire their employees in protest to President Obama’s re-election and to ObamaCare, the president’s health care initiative. I am calling this  list RollCall as it  identifies  employers who are not interested in the good of all  the people. I fail to […]

by · November 13, 2012 · Latest News
Election 2012

Election 2012

It’s almost over. Soon we will be able to breathe and watch TV without constant reminders of the game of politics.  This election season has lasted longer than previous ones as the canvassing for electoral votes began two years ago. A media campaign based on candidates’ special interests ruled the […]

by · November 6, 2012 · Latest News
The Religious Right

The Religious Right

In our culture today, we are inundated with rhetoric and ideology from a group of individuals whom I refer to as the Religious Right. They form the dissension that has become atypical of the American political spectrum.  As a group  they are filled with ideas of what they believe America […]

by · October 30, 2012 · Latest News
Mitt Romney, Abortions & Stericycle

Mitt Romney, Abortions & Stericycle

They’re at it again. Its an election year and political candidates awash with hopes of clinching the most coveted title in the world, that of President of the United States and  leader of the free world,  are pontificating and postulating on their various positions on issues relative to the nation’s […]

by · October 22, 2012 · Latest News
The Bridge To Somewhere

The Bridge To Somewhere

I was at a meeting recently organized  by the African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce of Detroit at which  the Canadian Consul-General to Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, the Hon. Roy Norton was the guest speaker. Consul-General Norton outlined the value of trade  traveling between the U.S. (Michigan)and Canada on a […]

by · October 15, 2012 · Latest News

Epidemic Of Domestic Violence Continues to Grow at Alarming Rate

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Many of us in the Domestic Violence (DV) community prepare to acknowledge this by sharing with the community, stories and resources used in the area of preventing violence. The language has changed in recent years as statictics now tell us that more households are […]

by · September 26, 2012 · Domestic Violence, Latest News
Commentary:  Never-Ending Downward Spiral of Violence Against Women Continues

Commentary: Never-Ending Downward Spiral of Violence Against Women Continues

For some reason, I chose to ignore the daily morning newscast on television. I didn’t have any prior knowledge or extra sensory perception nor any fore-knowledge, I didn’t know that a quiet suburban neighborhood of West Bloomfield, Mich., was under siege as women in our society today have come under […]

by · September 11, 2012 · Commentary, Domestic Violence