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Volume 86:What has happened to us? A view of the state of our communities…

July 27, 2016

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Two weeks ago, I penned a personal essay about my experiences as a Black youth growing up in a predominantly White community. For me to say I was overwhelmed by the response is an understatement. What I found to be most fascinating was the fact that the responses came from both Black and White readers, many […]

Volume 85: #BlackLivesMatter – My History in Black and White

July 12, 2016

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The hardest thing I've had to deal with being an African American is not prejudice, or stereotypes, or police profiling. The hardest thing to deal with is the invisibility...

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 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 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 75: “Break Babies” are Bullisht!

January 21, 2014

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In the wake of the Gabrielle Union, Dwayne Wade baby mama drama, a new term has been created: Break Baby. And, it didn’t stop with D. Wade and Gabby. Apparently, rapper/actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges fathered a child with another woman while on a “break” from his long time girlfriend/fiancé. Ok, can someone please tell me […]