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Nine Things Black Folks Need to Stop Doing Part 4 ( Financial Literacy for Grown Folks)

We must teach our community a thing or two about money management. Until I was 43, I never knew how much money I needed to live and run my household. I knew I was always broke and two maybe three checks from calling a park bench “home”. Reading every bit of financial literacy information that… Read More »

Top Ten Reasons to Love Black Panther by Daryl Sturgis

Someone asked me to give them 10 reasons I loved Black Panther. Here is my mostly spoiler-free answer: 1) The screenplay did a great job of balancing action and exposition. We got a brief origin story at the beginning of the film that was backfilled along the way. 2) The film didn’t shy away from… Read More »

Smart Slut 2… Love will not keep you HIV free

Most of the HIV positive people I know became infected in the course of a relationship. After talking with a good friend from overseas, I was informed of this incredible theory. My brilliant ally and I discussed at length the risks people are willing to take and for what reason.

Smart Slut…The beginning

For many years, I wrongly assumed that a loving, honest relationship would keep me HIV negative. I foolishly bought into the thinking that simply decreasing the number of sex partners and being in a committed monogamous relationship would be enough to keep the big bad away from the door. This line of thinking came about… Read More »