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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

2017, Interracial Marriage And The Ignorance Of Bigotry.

Tweet ( Here we go again, with this silly debate over interracial marriage. With all of the real problems we have in this world, you’d think that people would realize that becoming fixated on who’s marrying who is just plain dumb.  If you don’t like race mixing, simply don’t marry anyone of a different race and mind... [Read more...]

Three Powerful Affirmations for Black Men.

July 16, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Focus on the Good “Trust in the Lord, and do good”. -Psalms 37:3 All across our land we witness people – in both low and high places – practicing bad and producing bad results. Bad people do bad things. Bad people rob. Bad people lie and cover up their lies. Bad people cause mayhem and mischief. There are bad people... [Read more...]

Four Things to Never Compromise on in a Relationship.

July 15, 2017 by  
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Tweet ( In life, you have to uphold a certain code for yourself. Whether it is in how you deal with people professionally or on a personal level, we all have a way that we believe we should be treated and how we should treat others. All of this rings true for the kind of relationships we have. Men and women both have things that they... [Read more...]

Look Past the Image.

Tweet ( When the subject of relationships come up the men tend to blame the women, and the women tend to blame the men. Very rarely does one look at self and say I am the problem. It’s so much easier to lay fault at the feet of others knowing one will have an entourage that will agree with our placing of blame. The problem is, in... [Read more...]

Distraction Can Kill Your Kids.

Tweet ( For many of us life moves at 100mph, with our cellphone being the leading distraction since it is home to social media for most. Though many have demanding jobs that require a lot of tie as we try to make ends meet our distractions also account for more time than we realize. The phone has become an extension of the hand, and... [Read more...]

Men and Wedding Rings – The History Behind the Tradition.

June 26, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When it comes to dating in the real world, a quick glance for a ring is a check most of us make when we are single and meet an attractive person. While it isn’t a foolproof way of determining if someone is available, as plenty of people in relationships aren’t engaged or married, a good man won’t make advances... [Read more...]

Use heartbreak as the best motivation to better yourself.

June 25, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I now understand. When you enter into some form of commitment or near commitment with a significant other, the risk of heartbreak becomes 50/50 from the start. Either that person could be the best thing that happens to you, or the worst. This is why the human race as a whole tends to avoid entering relationships because they... [Read more...]

Three Negative Affirmations Every Dad Must Guard Against.

Tweet ( Someone much wiser than me once said, “You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons and daughters”. Negative affirmation is the opposite of positive affirmation; it’s affirming something that is unproductive, un-needful and un-founded. There is no greater tragedy on this earth than a dad who uses negative affirmations as part... [Read more...]

The Type-A Mind-Set of Empowered Fathers.

Tweet ( Welcome to the empowerment mind-set, the requisite success tool for today’s father! Fatherhood demands our best effort. It requires of us complete commitment and resilience. The Type-A personality is competitive, outgoing and ambitious. We need Type-A fathers – fathers who will not buckle under fire, who will not be satisfied... [Read more...]

African American Youth and the Burden of Cool.

June 12, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I play it cool and dig all jive, that’s the reason I stay alive. My motto as I live and learn is dig and be dug in return. -Langston Hughes In 1992, Dr. Richard Majors, along with Dr. Janet Mancini Billson, co-authored a book called Cool Pose: The Dilemmas of Black Manhood in America. Cool Pose was the result of a six-year... [Read more...]

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