Tag Archives: creativity

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: Brooks Elms – Filmmaker and Screenwriter (video)

Finish Your Damn Script is not just a wonderful screenwriting course, it’s a movement. Check out my recent conversation with the founder Brooks Elms and listen to this filmmaker, producer and creative as we discuss getting “unstuck” and why teaching your kids to play poker is not always a good idea.

Why Being Color Blind Is Racist and What to Do Instead

White Supremacy has to be the greatest invention mankind has ever created. I made the decision years ago to be more powerful than this invention, remain vigilant and “awake” and stay away from self defeating paranoia. My commitment to uprooting its seductive powers is based on relentless decolonization. My obsession with the collection and use… Read More »

Another Fine Distraction… Paula Deen As an Apology for Trayvon Martin Part 2

More than a year ago, another young black male life was snuffed out. While there was a great deal of hand wringing,tears and sadness, not a whole lot was done. Laws were not reexamined and destroyed with new ones taking their place. A murderer walked free and we all collectively shook or heads at the… Read More »

Kiss Me,Kill Me: Trayvon Martin, Black Male Bodies and White Supremacy

When I started my stand up comedy career over a decade ago, I often highlighted police brutality and the way things were mishandled during the Amadou Diallo murder case. While I was a good story teller, highlighting the Diallo case created a couple of very predictable responses : groans (which basically meant don’t bring this… Read More »

Why Limiting Imagination is Racism’s Most Effective Tool

One of the most effective ways to ensure that racism stays intact and continues to thrive and reinvent itself is through crushing dreams and severely limiting individuals ability to imagine.