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…

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…