The Queen City: Brotherhood, Leadership, & Solutions

Greetings Everyone, It’s been a while, and if you missed me, you may have wondered what I’ve been up to. Well, here’s what: The documentary is entitled, The Queen City: Brotherhood, Leadership, & Solutions. I had an opportunity to speak with sixteen powerful Black men throughout Charlotte, NC, who are leaders in their own right,…

Omar Tyree Presents…Hot Lava Entertainment!

New York Times best-selling author Omar Tyree, who’s most known for his classic novel Flyy Girl, is transitioning from the publishing world to a career in film and music. How so, you might ask? With Hot Lava Entertainment. Hot Lava Entertainment, LLC. will take Tyree’s popular books, original screenplays, and music and produce cultural films…

Charlotte’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Charlotte recently held a press conference discussing the 2040 Comprehensive Plan, and I had to give an overview for those who are inside and outside of the Queen City. The Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan is a shared vision to guide the city’s growth over the next 20 years. This community-driven Plan…

Samoha African Cuisine

Greetings All, An afternoon drive around the Queen City led me to an unexpected gold mine, Samoha African Cuisine. Based in Charlotte, NC, Samoha African Cuisine is a Nigerian restaurant that serves fresh and authentic African dishes. Jollof rice, tilapia, chicken, oxtail, spinach, fried plantain, and beef stew are just a few options that will…

Dr. O.J.’s Organic Juice

Greetings Folks, About six years ago, I started juicing. No, not “that” kind of juicing…the one with fruit and vegetables. I figured it would be a great way to kick off my mornings or drink before workouts. Not taking it too seriously, I soon discovered that there were some serious health benefits attached to it;…

GotSeaMoss

Greetings All, In a previous post, I highlighted some of the health benefits that come with eating sea moss. Containing 92 out of the 102 minerals that our body needs, sea moss has magnesium, potassium, iodine, sulfur, calcium, iron, selenium, folates, fiber and copper, phosphorus, zinc, riboflavin, beta carotene, pectin, taurine, bromine, and manganese. Eating…

Taste Moore Soul

Greetings All, If you’ve been following this blog, then you probably know that I like to eat. So it’s only right that I highlight a premier food truck in the Carolinas. Taste Moore Soul Based in Charlotte, NC, Taste Moore Soul is a mobile kitchen on wheels with a menu made from the heart and…

Charlotte Family…You Hungry?

With the craziness of COVID-19, a stress reliever is needed. And what better way to relax than with great food. If you’re in the Charlotte area, we have three options of delicious takeout, meal prep, and Sunday dinner that’ll have you craving for more.   Two Guys N A Kitchen Two Guys N A Kitchen…

The J. Hamilton Collection

Are you looking for a few accessories to enhance your tailor-made suit? Well, I’d look no further than the J. Hamilton Collection. Based in Charlotte, NC, the J. Hamilton Collection is a premier accessory line that offers a variety of pieces tailored for customer-specific needs. Engineer and Founder John-Hamilton Bryels provides bow ties, pocket squares,…

3rd Annual Black Fathers Rock Award Ceremony

Greetings All, I had the pleasure of attending the 3rd Annual Black Fathers Rock Award Ceremony and wanted to give an overview. As stated before, Black Fathers Rock is an organization that seeks to change the narrative and dispel the notion that Black fathers are absent. The award ceremony recognizes those fathers who are doing…

The Males Place: A Guided Journey Into Manhood

Whenever I think of youth empowerment for my community, a quote Frederick Douglass always comes to mind. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Uplifting the next generation should always be the primary focus, and there’s an organization here in Charlotte that’s doing just that. The Males Place, Inc. Established…