Fall Forward

“If you don’t fail, you’re not even trying.” – Denzel Washington   Until Next Time…

Masculine Leadership

“If you don’t take command of your life, you will be a player in someone else’s. Someone else that is more willing to impose his will on the world will make you a pawn in their life.” – Robert Mac Until Next Time…

Play Your Position

“Revolutionaries are not necessarily born poor or in the ghetto. There is a role for every person in revolution if he is a revolutionary. You don’t have to throw a Molotov cocktail to be a revolutionary.” – Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin formerly known as H. Rap Brown   In recent years, Black Empowerment has not only…

Reactionaries vs. Revolutionaries

“Black Love is a revolutionary act.”   That quote has been used by African-centered scholars like Dr. Frances Cress Welsing and Dr. Amos Wilson for sometime, but I didn’t grasp the true meaning of it until I started looking at the plight of African people through a political lens. Many of our discussions surrounding Black…

Protect Your Dream!

This scene from the 2006 film The Pursuit of Happyness spoke volumes then and resonates with me now more than ever. Some of the biggest naysayers are the people who don’t have the motivation or discipline to pursue their own dreams, so they spend their days discouraging others from pursuing theirs. Even though they’re there…

Book Review

Greetings Everyone, I just finished reading Greatness Is Upon You: Laying The Foundation, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Personal responsibility is having the courage under a myriad of circumstances to be accountable for oneself. Written by Eric Thomas, Ph.D., Greatness Is Upon You: Laying The Foundation provides 24 lessons designed to help you move…

How Narcissistic Crybabies Welcome Misery

Narcissistic Personality Disorder: a mental condition in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for excessive attention and admiration, troubled relationships, and lack of empathy for others. Crybaby: one who cries and complains easily or often.   Growing up, my parents were very clear with me, in more ways…

Pandemic Epiphanies

Like many, I’ve readjusted to the COVID-19 lifestyle and reminisced on when things were relatively normal. Although news anchors, conspiracy theorists, fearmongers, and other bored YouTubers did their best to raise my blood pressure these last few months, I’ve gained some much-needed clarity. Limiting our freedom and forcing us to analyze the world through multiple…