Demetrius Minor is a minister, author and political commentator. He is a former radio talk show host and television personality. He is also a member of the Project 21 advisory board of black conservative leaders across the United States.
In the midst of the turbulence of 2020, I remembered a challenge given by my pastor to make good use of our time in quarantine: step out of your comfort zone and do something bold and new! Sunflower Seeds: Poetry in a Pandemic is the result of rising to that challenge. I pray you will find it encouraging and uplifting.
In a time and age of economic peril, we have seen many lose hope, faith, and trust. Many Americans have seen their financial security totally collapse due to COVID, lockdowns, and economic uncertainty. While the government is looking for solutions to combat this pandemic, I believe the answer is simple: Americans need to decrease their dependence on the government.