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Greetings All, As I’ve mentioned before in a previous post, I’m making a concerted effort to shoutout local businesses. Viable communities are built and sustained off of the support from the people, and it’s only right that I not only show my support but encourage others to the same. So allow me to spotlight Jayrell’s…

It’s My Affair

Greetings All, I stated before in a previous post that I’ve recently came back to my stomping grounds (Charlotte, NC), and I plan on making a concerted effort to spotlight some of the amazing events, businesses, and news throughout the city. It’s definitely grown within the last 5 years that I’ve been away, but there are…

Local Spotlight

Greetings All, I just relocated back to my stomping grounds, Charlotte, NC. So I’m a little behind on local politics. When I say a little, I really mean extremely late. This news comes out of The Charlotte Observer. Meet Garry L. McFadden. McFadden is a retired Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police homicide detective who is running for Mecklenburg…

Domino Effect Productions

Greetings Good People, Independent media has been on the rise for the past decade now, and I’m extremely excited about this movement. Not only are creators given an opportunity to showcase their talent, but a new-age media hub is being anchored at the same time. Which is beneficial to someone like myself because the mainstream…

Artist Spotlight

Greetings Everyone, For those of you who may not know, I’m a huge fan of artists. It might be due to the fact that I’m somewhat envious of their talent or that my daydreams typically consists of comic book sketches (don’t judge me), but I try to make sure I always support those independent artists…

Three Masks Inc.

Greetings All, Given the times that we’re living in, it’s always nice to have a place that you can go to rejuvenate and regain a peace of a mind. It might be your home, backyard, favorite restaurant, bookstore, nightclub, who knows. One thing’s for certain, by the time you leave, the troubles of the day…

Jazzy Cheesecakes

Greetings Everyone, Today I took my dad out to lunch for his birthday. After we finished eating, instead of getting dessert from the restaurant, he suggested that we pay a visit to a bakery he knew wouldn’t disappoint. By the time we got home from the bakery, I felt like today had been my birthday,…

Dream Fury Comics

Greetings All, Ever since I saw Frank Miller’s Sin City, my interest in comic books has been somewhat of a roller coaster. I’ll start one but then stop, and I won’t pick it back up again until months later. Well, divine intervention recently led me to a webcomic that has me borderline obsessed. The series, entitled Crescent…

Local Spotlight

Greetings All, I came across a story today, by way of WDAM, and I had to share it with you guys. Meet Ozell White. White is a 5th generation farmer from Prentiss, Mississippi, who grows vegetables, watermelons, and raises cattle—the main crop being watermelons. He won a Small Farmer of The Year Award in 2014…

S.T.E.P

Greetings Good People, A few weeks back I finished reading The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and The Dilemmas of Black Manhood by Professor Tommy Curry. His book provided a detailed analysis of the disproportionate victimization of Black men throughout American history, as well as present-day. Although the information was substantial, I found myself disappointed with how…

Local Spotlight

Greetings Folks, With all of the depressing news stories out there, it’s always good to read about something uplifting. The following story comes out of Atlanta, GA, by way of CBS46 News. Jamar Austin, who you see in the featured image of this post, is a Pre-Med, Georgia State student that saved the life of an 18-year-old…

Local Spotlight

Greetings Good People, I try to stay abreast with current events happening throughout the country as well as the world. Although the majority of the content is depressing, there’s always a few intermittent stories that brighten up my day. So I’m going to start spotlighting those that do. The following story comes out of my hometown,…