Category Archives: gay writing

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: Nehemiah Frank, Founder of Black Wall Street Times

Welcome to another edition of Visionaries and Truthtellers. Please join me as I chat with super Social Change Agent, Nehemiah Frank. Mr. Frank discusses education, black youth, Tulsa and Black Wall Street and what we can all contribute to make this country more compassionate.

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents : Ben Johnson Jr. Filmmaker and Storyteller

In the latest in my series “Visionaries and Truthtellers” I talk with scriptwriter Ben Johnson Jr. Ben is s filmmaker, writer, artist and dad of four. Have a listen as we discuss raising children, lovingly supporting their creative endeavors and why it’s never too late to accomplish your dreams and uplift humanity. If you enjoy… Read More »

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: Shariya’ Gray – The Black-Matician (video)

In the latest in my series “Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents” I talk with Shariya’ Gray – The Black-Matician. If you enjoy this video please tell your friends and share this page.

Five Radical Ways to Improve Your Relationships According to an Eight Year Old

Children don’t learn to lie and mask their feelings until adults school them in ways to deceive and manipulate. On a daily basis, I am surrounded with and interact with small children between the ages of four and eight. These remarkable creatures have taught me a great deal about being a better human being who… Read More »

Six Stupid Money Mistakes That Keep You Broke and Courting Homelessness

Psst.. I have a secret to share. I’ve dabbled in Six Stupid Money Mistakes that kept me broke and courting homelessness. Money is scary, confusing and a topic most of us avoid and obsess about. Here’s my offer of hope and the belief that you can recreate your life despite disastrous money mistakes. Money makes us… Read More »

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: From The Price is Right to HIV activist (video)

Mark S. King is a writer, activist and overall great guy. We met a decade ago and he encouraged me to share my thoughts (on life as a black, gay middle aged man) online. Mark continues to challenge all forms of domination. Recently, the Association of LGBTQ journalists presented King with the Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for the LGBTQ… Read More »

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: Craig Washington (video)

Craig is a writer and social activist. He is committed to Black Gay Men living and loving well. In the tradition of Essex Hemphill, Marlon Riggs and Isaac Julien, this is a man whose life has weight and meaning. Sit back. Listen and prepare to be schooled. Visionaries and Truthtellers is a series of conversations with… Read More »

IDTALK4ED LIVE Episode #19 – Kwame Sarfo-Mensah talks with Anthony Carter (video)

It is always exciting to meet other black men committed to transforming themselves and the world. Please listen as we discuss millennials, education, great intergenerational relationships and how we can “Ask the Old Guy” for insight and get tools to create and sustain change. Enjoy!

Get Rid of Financial Upset Once and For All

When I was in D.C. last Spring , it dawned on me that I was periodically scrambling to move money from one account to another to pay for an overdraft of mine. Because I’m paid twice a month, I looked at when certain charges and autopays were being deducted. Check one covered credit cards, streaming… Read More »

What Happens When You No Longer Play Small in the World

About twenty years ago, I grew a set of larger-than-normal nuts and decided to write and perform characters. Each character was bright, witty,  and interesting with something to say. Each character was also a personality that would have been denied the opportunity to share their story -to live and speak. The powers that be tried… Read More »