Elders Should Start Weight Training?

Senior citizens may need to add strength and resistance training to their daily regime, according to Knowridge. A new study from the University of Stirling advised that researchers found resistance training in elderly adults to have significant effects on their functional capacity and strength. Physical activity has been noted to improve functional health but not…

Project B.O.L.T

During the Summoning the Village event yesterday, I was introduced to an impactful organization that I had to spotlight. Project B.O.L.T Project B.O.L.T (Building Outstanding Lives Together) is committed to making changes in the city of Charlotte, NC. President and Co-Founder Gemini Boyd is doing this by building connections between organizations and the youth, particularly…

Summoning the Village!

Greetings All, I attended an amazing event today in the Queen City (Charlotte, NC), and I wanted to provide a rundown. Hosted by The Males Place, Inc., Founder Baba Reggie Singleton presents Summoning the Village: African Centered Resolutions to Black Male Adolescent Violence in Charlotte. Sponsored by Afrikan Liberation Media, this event took place at…

The Importance of Reading

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison A reread of Subterranean inspired me to do this post—that and the fact that I was short on ideas. Reading is a highly complex process that involves a series of neural responses inside the brain, according to The Literacy and Language…

Meet Kwanelle Parker

Heroic news stories always make good days great. And what’s even better is when they take place in your backyard. Kwanelle Parker of Charlotte, NC, has been making headlines since the summer. On July 2, while driving on Interstate 77 near Gilead Road, he stopped and saved 37-year-old Jamie Sicard from her burning car. She…

Outwork the Chart!

“I believe that when I’m all said and done with, my whole job is to outwork the chart.” – David Goggins Until Next Time… (Sources) Photo Credit: Men’s Health

Show Your Work!

“Men are judged upon our work and our output.” – Kevin Samuels Until Next Time… (Sources) Photo Credit: By Kevin Samuels

10-Year-Old Saves 5-Year-Old’s Life!

A positive new story will make any day a better day. And when it involves children, that amplifies it to another level. 10-year-old Rickie August Jr. has been rewarded for his heroism after saving a 5-year-old girl in Harris County (Houston), TX. According to Click 2 Houston, the rescue took place at the swimming pool…

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,…

State Trooper Buys 9-year-old Steph Curry’s

There’s a positive news story coming out of Wilmington, Delaware, that caught my attention. An Instagram video showcasing the bond between State Trooper Joshua Morris and 9-year-old Ra’kir Allen went viral. 6abc Action News states that Morris, who recently joined the Delaware State Police Department, was drawn to Allen’s spirit after he challenged him to…

My Daddy Taught Me That

Greetings All, I came across an amazing organization this morning that I had to spotlight on this blog. My Daddy Taught Me That Based in Asheville, NC, My Daddy Taught Me That is a non-profit organization that provides mentorship programs for middle and high school Black boys. Founded by Keynon Lake, a former social worker,…