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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Dangerous and Deadly “Black” Women.

June 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Beautiful, shapely, sexy and unattached African American women seem to be everywhere you turn. Nails done, hair done, make up, heels, spandex pants and women of all shapes and sizes. But it’s not that simple and if your wallet alarm is not going off, it should be. Attractive and alluring women on the outside but what lies... [Read more...]

Dear Azealia Banks…

June 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Let me begin by saying I am a black woman, a daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend. Last I reached out to this sister she thought I was a brother. I want to be sure it is understood this is not the perspective of a man, but indeed that of a woman. I applaud brutal honesty, and believe everyone should stay in their lanes.... [Read more...]

10 Ways To Empower Young Black Men In America.

May 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( In a system that is designed to oppress and destroy young black men in this country, black parents particularly black fathers should be heavily involved in teaching their sons these 10 things. 1. Don’t be a slave for The Corporate Plantation, teach him how to be an entrepreneur and king of his own castle  – Corporate... [Read more...]

A Three-Point Personal Checklist for Increasing Your Dad Power.

May 24, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As we move into the shadow of another Fathers Day, much will be written and said about how priceless the institution is. I personally love the day and its meaning. Not only because it’s an opportunity to celebrate the dad zeitgeist, but also because I’m always lead to ponder and consider ways of becoming a more authentic... [Read more...]

Three Attitudes Dads Must Adopt to Become Socially Active.

Tweet ( “There are a lot of kids out there who need help, who are getting a lot of negative reinforcement. And is there more we can do to give them the sense that their country cares about them and values them and is willing to invest in them”? ~President Obama, announcing My Brother’s Keeper initiative to address the challenges... [Read more...]

Whitewashing the Historical Feats of the Black Jacobins.

Tweet ( Several years ago black actor and activist Danny Glover, presented Hollywood with a movie script about the Haitian General Toussaint Louverture, leader of the Black Jacobins and the Haitian Revolution that stunned the world but—Hollywood refused to back the film.  The reason given: There were no white heroes! Hollywood’s... [Read more...]

Things Every Man Should Achieve Before Getting Engaged.

May 20, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Marriage is a beautiful thing – when entered into correctly. Having someone that you can share the rest of your life with is a feeling and experience like no other. Be that as it may, marriage is not something you want to jump into just because you have a “tingly” feeling inside. It requires a man to invest himself completely... [Read more...]

New Ideas for Our Black Church Outreach.

Tweet ( The recent political climate in the U.S. has become absolutely polarizing, on issues ranging from immigration to gun control to women’s health. A huge factor in these fierce political debates is the candidate’s’ use of religion to fuel their arguments. For African Americans, this along with how the candidates handle... [Read more...]

Three Effective Strategies for Managing the Visitation Gap for Single-Dads.

May 10, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( In the state of Texas, where I live, parents are usually awarded ‘co-conservator’ status in the rearing of a child. That law is intended to give both parents a fair amount of input and presence in the child’s life. Co-conservator may sound like it’s even,  but statistically it works out to about fifty-three to forty-seven... [Read more...]

Families Must Get Back To Basics.

May 5, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( For the past two Saturday nights my wife Yvette and I have intentionally carved out time to go “old school” in terms of our spending time together.  Last Saturday night, we went to a movie (Miracles From Heaven) and this Saturday we stayed home and played a good old fashioned game of Scrabble. We had not played Scrabble... [Read more...]

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