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Saturday, December 15, 2018

3 Tips to Improving Communication in Marriage.

November 16, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( What was once a common misconception about marriage is now a thought of the past. The idea that the work was over and the fun times have started, use to be one of the primary thoughts that came to mind when people thought about marriage. Now that the reality of marriage is shared more often, from multiple sources, the consensus... [Read more...]

Brothers Find Your Michelle Obama.

November 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As I sat there on a cold Sunday night of November 11, 2018 watching the ABC interview with Michelle Obama, I found myself smiling and applauding and wishing that every good African American man could find his Michelle Obama. I also found myself thankful that I did find mine. But with so many women of different shapes, sizes,... [Read more...]

What Is Wrong With Black Men? My Answer.

November 12, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A day rarely passes that someone struggling the often contradictory rules of Race does not ask the following question. Many people dance around it, however, it does not matter if the approach is indirect or brutally inquisitive with little concern of offending those that they are seeking information from, it rings the same way.... [Read more...]

The Dual Sides of a Domestic Violence Accusation.

November 10, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( According to national statistics, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. This runs to more than 10 million women and men. In fact, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of some form of violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime. Historically, fear has... [Read more...]

Discipline vs. Abuse: Know The Difference.

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet ( Every single child has rights, even if he or she is your child – yes your child too. One such right is to be respected. Another such right is not to be abused. I am not saying spare the rod. Nor am I saying that discipline is unnecessary. But I am saying there is a difference between discipline and abuse. And you better... [Read more...]

Brokenness/Redemption; Dented Can of Green Beans.

November 5, 2018 by  
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Tweet ( First off let me start by saying I am no way shape or form a professional therapist.  In my 40+ years I’ve been through enough to make me a professional in my own experiences.  I always maintain that I am a product of everything I have ever been through, friendships, relationships, the good the bad decisions, the learning... [Read more...]

Identity: Who Are You Brother?

October 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet ( Solving the identity crisis of the African American in this country must be done now once and for all. Today our children are confused and they are having children who will be even more confused. As a people we have repeatedly allowed other ethnic groups to define who we are and how dare they? Yet how dare we accept the fake... [Read more...]

Why The Black Community Must Develop A Sense Of Urgency Regarding Lethal Violence Among Black Males.

October 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet ( I guess that it would be disingenuous to feign shock at the death of my cousin Nolan Lovett some months ago. I have lived long enoughto understand the unfortunate reality that as a black man who loves his brothers that I should expect and accept the untimely demise of black men to gun violence. Unfortunately, such matters are... [Read more...]

Domestic Violence Against Men.

October 18, 2018 by  
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Tweet ( A woman slaps a man’s face on TV, in the movies and in real life. The man is expected to simply be the bigger person and walk away. He is expected to be strong enough to take it. But people forget that strength of the male is not the determining factor as to whether or not a crime of domestic violence has been committed.... [Read more...]

Hood/Ghetto? Suburbs? City? Country Living? Is There An UnSpoken Tension Within Black America?

October 15, 2018 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( An examination of American Reconstruction reveals that southern plantation owners foremost fears revolved around the erosion of a biased and opportunistic Southern culture that supported their wealth and political interests. Southern aristocrats understood that it was their oppressive culture that was more important than their... [Read more...]

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