When people want to punish those they love nothing works better than rendering them invisible. Nathaniel Branden in his brilliant work on self esteem and its effects on relationships often highlights the need for psychological visibility. With this powerful ingredient, the ways that persons interact are filled with opportunities for growth and unlimited emotional intimacy.… Read More »
Recently, I walked in on my grandson doing the unthinkable. Exercising and working on building a six pack for his abs. He’s nine. My mind immediately went to the place of exercise in our lives as we age and of course, the ways black, male, aging bodies are seen. It seems to me that only… Read More »
The holidays are upon us once again. It is time for overeating, overspending, buying things we don’t want or need for people we don’t like. Why not spend this time doing something creative and productive for the younger members of our community. Why not give them the gift that can’t be charged, won’t make us… Read More »
Cry Wolf is an organization dedicated to saving lives and empowering youth. As I’ve watched so many young people give in to the pressure of society and end their lives, I am vividly reminded of my own suicidal tendencies as a young fantabulous kid growing up in working class Detroit. I was alone period.