Double Down

Our society started making the PERCEPTION of success more extraordinary than the dedication and grit that ACTUALLY makes people successful.

Shut up and Listen

At the end of the year last year, I sat down with a friend of mine who happened to be white and he had questions on my personal experiences of being black in America, but the first thing he said to me was…

ABIDE

If I’m honest last month was a valley. More specifically I think I called it the treadmill. But get this!! Some crazy things have happened in the last few weeks. Things I could have never imagined have fallen into place. Life still ain’t perfect but man…that treadmill was worth it. I’ve had a word stick…

The Treadmill

I’ve got to be honest, your boy is feeling spent. The last few weeks have been a mental, spiritual and intellectual dry spell. It feels almost like I’m running on this treadmill of life and like a real treadmill… not going anywhere.

Don’t be crazy

Some of us want the “perfect relationship” while sleeping around on the weekends. Long story short, my generation has developed a reputation for dreaming astronomically and executing inadequately.

How to shut up a bully

If you’ve ever dealt with any sort of discrimination or oppression by an individual, understand this, they live for a reaction. I woke up this morning knowing it would be a tough day as I relived the 2010 Haiti earthquake. I was unaware of the fact that the leader of the free world insulted my…

Beauty & Pain

So it’s been four and a half weeks since my last post, and I’ve been struggling to write this. I actually wrote it COMPLETELY once and lost the document so I’m sitting here at a super uppity coffee shop in Indianapolis writing it again… So, here we go. Beauty and Pain. With the holiday season…

Public Enemy #1

It’s not crime, selfishness or corruption. Don’t get me wrong. Our world is hurting and some would say it’s quickly reaching its demise, but I haven’t heard anyone point out it’s main problem yet. So here’s what I think it is.

Hi. my name is

Yeah. I know the blog name is pretty lame. My friends hate it. They say its dumb and it doesn’t capture the depth of my personality. They’re probably biased but I dig it.