Thursday, February 22, 2024

Black Americans: Let’s stay woke!

Tweet ( Many modern-day Black Americans, including myself, hold in high esteem the work ethic of our ancestors of old and the numerous accomplishments they achieved from it. Black Americans have always uniquely maintained some form of spirituality that has allowed us to stay woke even when our faith could have dissipated due to the inhumane... [Read more...]

Black Community: What are we doing wrong, and can we save our Black Sons?

Tweet ( A few weeks ago I wrote about some of the concerns that I have regarding my teenaged son. Despite those concerns, I have every reason to believe that he is going to do, and to be, quite well in the years ahead. My belief is rooted not only in my faith; it is also based upon his intellectual brilliance, his educational background... [Read more...]

Co-Parenting After A Breakup.

Tweet ( Not all relationships last forever. But what happens when that relationship produces children? How do we learn to separate our hurt and possible ill feelings toward the other parent in a way that does not negatively affect our children? This seems to be a very big issue in the black community. Statistics prove there is a large... [Read more...]

Black Community: Black Men – Don’t Work Yourself to Death While on the Grind.

June 22, 2023 by  
Filed under BM, Brother Talk, Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Over the years, the term “grindset” has risen to express the peak mentality necessary to remain focused on a goal. While it can often be attributed to work, exercise and business are other topics where “grindset” and a push towards embracing hard work can be attributed. Working Twice as Hard   The thing is that the... [Read more...]

Are We All “Equal” in America.

February 25, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( Latinos put in cages and separated from their families. Puerto Rican citizens told they are Americans, but treated like unwanted stepchildren by the United States government. African Americans profiled, victims of mass incarceration, systematic oppression and institutional racism. Women fighting for equal pay for equal work.... [Read more...]

What the Murder of Tyre Nichols Says About How Some In Black America View Their ‘Brothers and Sisters’ and Why?

January 31, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( Although I have familial ties to Memphis, Tennessee, on my mother’s side, the moment I heard about the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols, I knew that such facts mattered little in analyzing this senseless tragedy. Ironically, my new home, Houston, trumps my connection to Memphis; let me explain. When pondering this tragedy and... [Read more...]

Mentally Slavery Never Ended!

January 28, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( Black slavery never ended, it just took root in the minds of black Americans. Roots that would continue to cause black people to stay divided, make excuses, sabotage themselves, abort their unborn children, allow the oppressor to define them, blame everybody else, always struggle, need help from the government, cheat, divorce,... [Read more...]

How Real Men Honor Black Womanhood.

November 9, 2022 by  
Filed under BM, Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Several months ago, a fierce debate erupted in the black community after Oscar nominee Will Smith slapped Oscar host Chris Rock live on stage and in front of a viewing audience of millions. As I write this article, the current Black incarceration rate in America sits at 1,096 per every 100,000 Black Americans, according to Bureau... [Read more...]

Christians; The Need for Spiritual Fathers.

Tweet ( 1 Corinthians 4:15″ Even though you have ten thousands guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers, For in Christ Jesus, I became your father through the gospel.” An observation: There are more and more young men and adult men who are yearning for a father figure in their lives. It is time for spiritual fathers... [Read more...]

Domestic Violence is NOT Just About Women.

August 22, 2022 by  
Filed under BM, Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A couple gets into a heated discussion that escalates into a shouting match. Tempers flare and the cursing begins as neither party seems to back down.  In the heat of the arguing the woman involved punches the man involved in the face.  She may not realize it but she does not view him as a victim because he is a man.  She... [Read more...]

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