A loveRead more: A love
My love for words runs strong and deep but every now and then I trip over them, hunting for the perfect tone or flow or trying to ensure the context and usage is flawless. My love for words makes me over think them, causing me to get confused about the message I’m sending or doubt…
How I’m learning to break my silence and fight racismRead more: How I’m learning to break my silence and fight racism
We grow together when we become open to talk about the real issues, fearlessly.
[Real Talk] Wendell Pierce speaks racial truths with Bill MaherRead more: [Real Talk] Wendell Pierce speaks racial truths with Bill Maher
As we wait on today’s decision in the Michael Brown case, a good friend of mine passed along this video where Wendell Pierce speaks on the roots behind violence, entitlement and racial messaging on Real Time with Bill Maher. This is more than #realtalk…it’s cultural facts. What are your thoughts?
It’s not “okay” FergusonRead more: It’s not “okay” Ferguson
So I wanted to do a different post today; something that was focused on winning the war and not the battle. Or something positive and inspirational for all my fathers, brothers, sons and nephews back home. But I woke up this morning with a different feeling, a feeling of anger, stress, frustration, anxiety, worry and…
I Have a Dream: 50 Years LaterRead more: I Have a Dream: 50 Years Later
As the world knows today marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his iconic and timeless speech “I Have a Dream”. As we reflect on our position as African-Americans in the United States of America, we must remember that this speech is a reminder that we…