Greetings fellow Americans, Three weeks ago we all received a shocking and historical blow. While the election is over, many fellow citizens are bemoaning the fact that this actually happened and “the Donald” pulled this off. It is time we stopped being shocked and instead start moving towards some action. Here are my ten ways… Read More »
Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its brilliant creator, Joss Whedon, brought a blonde female super hero into our living room on Tuesdays for six incredible seasons. I initially balked at the idea of this young girl saving the world; I decided to take it on as my guilty pleasure once it hit syndication in the… Read More »
During our lives, we will meet several people. Some of these folks we will know a lifetime. Some folks will be around for a good time and then dash when the first sign of trouble presents itself. I have had several acquaintances and very few true friends. True friends can save your life or at… Read More »
Black Men and depression have had an interesting relationship. We are not socialized to psychological and emotionally see men. Many of our behaviors people wrongly assume is just maleness asserting itself. Many of our behaviors people mislabel as men being men. Violent, moody, silent and unresponsive. We simple chalk it up to a gender deficiency… Read More »
When I began writing Unfettered Mind: The Importance of Black Male Mental Health, I was unaware of the need for mental health tools and the denial by many that this was not an issue that needed to be addressed. HIV, unemployment, cripplingly low self esteem and a host of other issues menace black men in… Read More »
Being unemployed sucks and the longer it drags on the worse you feel. One of the first things to fade away long before the onslaught of dwindling self esteem is the way time misbehaves. Time and its limits are understood by those with jobs, appointments and meetings. When there is nothing that needs your immediate… Read More »
Many times in life we are presented with opportunities. We are then required to say yes or no. Iyanla Vanzant mentioned this in a video I recently viewed. Being obsessed with the power of choice, I have begun looking at what occurs in my life when I respond to people, events, opportunities with a vigorous,… Read More »
I have spent an inordinate amount of time explaining my thoughts,dreams and behavior.
Many of my artistic friends are brilliant,creative,hungry and driven.
The first time I heard Whitney Houston sing, I was mesmerized.