Month: October 2017

BLACK EXPECTATIONS: HOW LOW STANDARDS FOR BLACK MEN HAVE MADE ME PUSH BACK HARD

“You’re supposed to fail!” As a Black male in society, I have noticed something since I was a young boy. And that is that we are not only expected to fail, but almost encouraged to fail. And what it has done to me was…

A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN: SHOULD BLACK ATHLETES CREATE THEIR OWN LEAGUES FOR SPORTS

“Taking a knee or taking your talents elsewhere?” There has been yet another knee taken in an NFL opener, this time by Houston Texans players after team owner Robert C. McNair made a statement regarding players in the NFL protesting before the game. He…

BLOGGING, VLOGGING, POSTING, AND MILESTONES: HOW TO INCREASE MY SOCIAL MEDIA AUDIENCE

“Building my platform day by day.”  Yesterday, I posted my 500th post for my WordPress account. And now my milestone stands at 500 posts; 7,748 views; and 1,893 visitors coming to the site. And that is just for my WordPress because I have had…

DMV HORROR STORY: WHY I HATE CONDUCTING BUSINESS AS A MOTORIST

“Serving number what, SMH!” Yesterday, I went to the DMV to get a new identification card because my license has expired. And for those of you living under a rock, the DMV is the Department of Motor Vehicles. And if you’ve ever been there…

KNOCKING ON THE DOOR OF SUCCESS: WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP FIGHTING

“Don’t walk away when success is on the other side.” For the past 6.5 years I have been writing my screenplays, with the hopes of securing an agent. Now that I have more of a handle on my writing, I want to pursue an…

SWITCHING UP THE CONTRACT: WHY THE BEGINNING IS NEVER THE REAL DEAL

“Signed and sealed.” Ever get the feeling that you signed up for a relationship that is not winding-up like you thought it would pan out. You met this person one way and they switched up on you the moment the relationship started. When you…

SOCIAL OVERSHARING: WHAT EXPRESSING YOUR FEELINGS ON SOCIAL MEDIA SAYS ABOUT YOU

“What did you just post!” “My baby mama is taking me to court for child support.” “My boss is a douche bag.” “My boyfriend is cheating on me.” Do you ever get the feeling that people share way too much on social media. I…