We are the 3 Musketeers, African-American journalist-style. We took from the rich and gave to the poor, mirroring Joseph Pulitzer's dictum to "comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable."
We did it with a commitment to Black Folks, poor folks, all folks who wanted and needed the truth told.
Now us 3 Musketeers are again challenged, this time by "The Big C." It took Topp, our dear friend Ron Topping at age 42. It threatened me nine years ago, when a surgeon awakened me to say that what we thought was kidney cancer indeed was. Now Greg.
Lord, give us peace and strength and courage and wisdom and freedom from pain and.....
Lord, take us when you're ready to start a GREAT! newspaper in Heaven.