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,…

Gastonia Protestors Will Pay a Fine?

Members of the Black Talk Radio Network were outside of the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office today in Gastonia, NC, protesting against a proposal to tax those who protest on Gaston County property. WCNT News confirmed that the Gaston Board of Commissioners voted on an ordinance to tax protestors a fee of $250 for groups larger…

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…

North Carolina’s Presidential Polls Are Heating Up

Being a North Carolinian, by way of the Queen City (Charlotte), I wondered about our behavior in this year’s election. Well, upon doing some research, I’ve found out that North Carolina is about that action. The election polls are heating up, and the numbers here in the state show that this race is going to…

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…

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…

Charlotte Family, Are You Ready for Kwanzaa?

Greetings Folks, In a previous post, I advised that I would no longer indulge in Holiday materialism. My journey towards enlightenment has been convoluted and frustrating, but there’s a catharsis attached to disconnecting from Western culture. Never have I felt more at ease. So it’s only right that I highlight some events that could help…