Frank James Archives

The beauty of it

March 14, 2019

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times There are many things a person can complain about in life. Many people have issues with their occupations. Other people will have a gripe about the society they were born into, or even the era. Through all of the complaining, we should never forget the… [Read More]

The ultimate fraternity

February 28, 2019

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times In the USA there are fraternities and sororities that supposedly epitomize the cream of African American society. I won’t say the names but use the term many use when referring to these organizations: The Divine Nine. It is great to celebrate these nine organizations during… [Read More]

Model happiness for children

January 10, 2019

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times A modern day parent strives to ensure that their child achieves more than they have in the madness called the USA. This statement is true for all races that reside in the 50 states. You often run into people who are unhappy with their lot… [Read More]

New Year new you

December 27, 2018

The New Year is upon us; 2018 has gone into the trashcan of history and 2019 is gleaming with shiny newness. A new year is here, wonderful people. Why not begin it by becoming a new improved version of yourself? How, you ask? Easy, by reconciling with your past and accepting the present. No matter… [Read More]

The perfect gift for a child

December 13, 2018

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times Many parents in the USA are planning to purchase Christmas gifts for their children. Many are looking to buy clothes or shoes for their child to wear. In the African American community, parents are mimicking their white counterparts by buying to excess. A vast number… [Read More]

Misery is not to be shared

December 6, 2018

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times Once again it is the giving season in America. All around the USA people are shopping for gifts to give to others or themselves. Stores are holding sales and malls are staying open late to meet the increased buying frenzy that has taken the nation…. [Read More]

Time for thanks

November 22, 2018

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times The month of November is upon us once again. The malls are starting to swell with people shopping for Christmas gifts. Popeye’s Chicken is selling whole Cajun Turkeys. Many people are packing suitcases and travel bags in preparation for trips. Thanksgiving is here and it… [Read More]

We prefer Black

November 8, 2018

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times The Queen of the World. This is the title the Black woman has held for the past few millennia. All men on the planet crave the Black woman. Many other races have held the Black woman up as the standard to measure their women by…. [Read More]

Black man, where art thou?

October 25, 2018

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times There is a missing person on the planet. At one time this person was the king of kings and looked upon as a divine ruler. This person was the epitome of what a man should be. In 2018 this person has gone missing and his… [Read More]

We are still here

October 4, 2018

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times After more than 500 years of oppression and hate in the USA alone, Black people are still here. Blacks in the USA call themselves African Americans in 2018; but they are black and still here. Black people around the world have been conquered, enslaved and… [Read More]