Thursday, October 20, 2016

Black Relationship Goals: Marriage Or A Wedding?

October 19, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Today’s relationships seem to be so much different from what many of us saw from our parents and grandparents. Our new found “freedom” and “Success” seems to have switched our priorities from unity, family and community building, to independence, instant gratification and materialism. We want everything... [Read more...]

A Challenge to the 21st Century Black Man!

October 19, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Now, guys, before  you get  your boxers in a wad, allow me to give you a brief synopsis of this experiment. It was created solely for Black  Men. Moreover, its purpose is to help you become the person you can aspire to, despite your  circumstances. Now brothas without further interruption, here is my challenge to you. 1.... [Read more...]

President Barack Obama’s Last 100 Days.

October 19, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The countdown to President Barack Obama’s last one hundred days began on October 13.  Already, the President has committed to spending his waning days in office by campaigning for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for President.  Indeed, he has put his legacy on the line, telling Black people at a his last Congressional... [Read more...]

Black Girl Magic Tell Your Story.

October 18, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( This is the age for women of color and culture to be engaged with technology locally, but thinking globally. This is what I teach my students in my Educational Technology, Social Media and STEM class at Edward Waters College. They all matter in the grand scheme of this developing nation. The ability to tell a story is not limited... [Read more...]

DCPS Student Attends Florida Heritage Book Festival.

October 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet ( The words: Be Inspired To Create, To Read, To Write and to Inspire others were the words of the Florida Heritage Book Festival in St. Augustine, Florida. Authors, writers, bloggers, content creators from across the state participated in book reviews, writing critiques, workshops, book signings and in attendance were over 50... [Read more...]

“The shameful secret too many black men have”…

October 18, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It is much worse than we can think or comprehend. Millions of African Americans do not know how to read. Suffering in silence, unable to understand, interpret, or comprehend the most basic combinations of written English words. Looking at signs, menus, and important documents as if they are written in hieroglyphs, too proud... [Read more...]

5 Must-Have Digital Skills for Students.

October 18, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Without mincing words, the world has gone digital and it is important to keep up with the pace so as not to be left behind. Some kids already know how to use smartphones and laptops than most adults. Technology has become the core of major educational institutions globally and a great number of university students rely on it... [Read more...]

Father or Sperm Donor – Which Are You?

October 17, 2016 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Chinua Achebe, “We cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own.” Fathers unless you have your house in order do not complain or ridicule your brother’s house. The Igbo, always practical, put it concretely in their proverb: Onye ji onye n’ani ji onwe ya: “He who will hold another down... [Read more...]

Several Ways In Which The System In America Specifically Targets Black Men.

October 14, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As black men in this country, we are constantly attacked from all sides because of racialized fears of black men that mainstream America are psychologically brainwashed to believe from a very young age. Intro: Here are several ways that The System in America specifically targets black men. 1. Racist Laws – Because of racialized... [Read more...]

The Exploitation Of Black Male College Athletes By The NCAA & Their Universities.

October 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( There are very rare moments in which I watch TV just to tune in to watch a movie that interests me or a collegiate sports game When I do watch the game more closely, I can’t help but to notice that while the black athletes are playing for bragging rights and glory of these universities, The NCAA & their big universities... [Read more...]

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