RELATIONSHIP CURRENCY: WHAT DO YOU VALUE IN RELATIONSHIPS

“If cash is king, where do relationships stand?” Relationships throughout history have always taken on different forms as time progressed. But in today’s society there are so many meanings for … Continue reading RELATIONSHIP CURRENCY: WHAT DO YOU VALUE IN RELATIONSHIPS

BE AMERICAN; REALLY! WHY EXPRESSING ETHNIC PRIDE IS THE REAL AMERICA

“We are not everyone else, we are us.” In the United States, we always tell people to stop qualifying themselves by these different ethnic groups. But in my opinion, we … Continue reading BE AMERICAN; REALLY! WHY EXPRESSING ETHNIC PRIDE IS THE REAL AMERICA

THE PATRIOT AGENDA: WHY PEOPLE REALLY ARE UPSET WITH KAEPERNICK

“Disrespecting the flag; there has to be more to the hate.” It has been nearly six months since the end of the 2016 NFL season and quarterback Colin Kaepernick is … Continue reading THE PATRIOT AGENDA: WHY PEOPLE REALLY ARE UPSET WITH KAEPERNICK

MEMORANDUM: WHY WE SHOULD APPRECIATE OUR TROOPS

“Stand with them, not just for them.” Tomorrow is Memorial Day, which is the celebration for our men and women who wear the uniform of our armed forces. The men and … Continue reading MEMORANDUM: WHY WE SHOULD APPRECIATE OUR TROOPS

VISION BOARD: WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN TIME

“It’s not guaranteed to work, but keeps you on track.” We all close our eyes and contemplate where we would like to see ourselves in the future. Now getting to … Continue reading VISION BOARD: WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN TIME

A NATION IN PERIL: WHAT AMERICA MUST DO MOVING FORWARD

“When did we become a nation of fear?” Recently, there was a terrorist attack in an arena in the United Kingdom after an Ariana Grande concert. Nearly two dozen were … Continue reading A NATION IN PERIL: WHAT AMERICA MUST DO MOVING FORWARD

NEW AGE ATTIRE: THE CRITICISM OF YOUNG BLACK MALE CLOTHING CHOICES

“When the culture is not your culture.” I have noticed that over the recent years, young Black males have come under attack from the Black community for the way we … Continue reading NEW AGE ATTIRE: THE CRITICISM OF YOUNG BLACK MALE CLOTHING CHOICES

SOCIAL DOGMA: WHY DO WE DO GOOD

“We are endowed with good; wish I knew how it got there.” A homeless man asking for spare change, and we give our last to him. A car careens off the … Continue reading SOCIAL DOGMA: WHY DO WE DO GOOD

UNPAID POSITIONS: HOW WORKING FOR NOTHING CAN FORMULATE INTO SOMETHING

“Sometimes you have to set your sights low to aim high.” When you are young, you look at people who have all these things in life that you want. But … Continue reading UNPAID POSITIONS: HOW WORKING FOR NOTHING CAN FORMULATE INTO SOMETHING

LOOKED DOWN ON: HOW CAN ONE MAKE YOU FEEL BAD ABOUT YOU

“Who are people to make you feel bad?” I have heard people say things like, “This person or people are always trying to make me feel about something.” But in … Continue reading LOOKED DOWN ON: HOW CAN ONE MAKE YOU FEEL BAD ABOUT YOU

GRABBING LAVAR BY THE BALL: WHY HE SHOULD BE MORE MENTAL AND LESS VERBAL

“Success comes from mental strategy, not verbal emotion.” Over the recent months there have been a man in the news whose son is a potential NBA draft pick. His name is … Continue reading GRABBING LAVAR BY THE BALL: WHY HE SHOULD BE MORE MENTAL AND LESS VERBAL