Volume 82: Five Traits Children Have In Common With Old People

August 15, 2014

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Hello, good people! I’m going to say thank you for all of the virtual “Welcome back!” that I’m getting right now. I don’t want to waste too much time boring you with¬†where I’ve been and what I’ve been doing. Just know that posting is something that I always want to do, and I would love […]

Volume 81: The Evolution of Love

March 18, 2014

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What if you put your pride, fear, and scorecard aside and just loved the people around you unconditionally? Do you think that you would get the love you need in return? Do you think that you would get more?

Volume 80: Niggas and Chitlins…

March 4, 2014

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In my humble opinion, the use of the n-word is being debated because the previous owners are having a hard time letting go of their ability to use the word without repercussion. In layman's terms, White America is saying to Black America, "If I can't say it, you can't either."

Volume 79: Patience or Punishment?

February 25, 2014

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I realize that much of my parenting style comes from my experiences as a child - good or bad. And for those of us that had a parent who was, welllllllll, less-than-stellar, there is a tendency to swing the parental pendulum in the opposite direction, or unconsciously do exactly what they did.

Volume 78: Sell-ebrity: The Real Price of Fame

February 11, 2014

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As a self-professed critical thinker I asked myself, "What would I do for fame?" What price am I willing to pay for a little notoriety because, in the 21st century, it pays.....well.

Volume 77: The End of Civilization…

February 4, 2014

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Media is how we learn and grow as individuals, and as communities, as societies, and nations, and as a world. Hold on. Let me rephrase that. If used properly, media his how we learn and grow as individuals, etc. I have to put that caveat in there because all media is not good media.

Volume 76: About Last Night…Why I “Ride Along” with Rainforest Films

January 28, 2014

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I had the unique privilege of being invited to an advanced screening of About Last Night starring Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, and Joy Bryant (in theaters Feb. 14). Now, I'm not going to write a review or ruin the plot; but I will tell you my thoughts as I sat there eating overpriced popcorn and cola. I thought, African American cinema has forever been changed due to the efforts of Rainforest Films.