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… Continue Reading “BLACK EXPECTATIONS: HOW LOW STANDARDS FOR BLACK MEN HAVE MADE ME PUSH BACK HARD”

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… Continue Reading “A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN: SHOULD BLACK ATHLETES CREATE THEIR OWN LEAGUES FOR SPORTS”

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… Continue Reading “BLOGGING, VLOGGING, POSTING, AND MILESTONES: HOW TO INCREASE MY SOCIAL MEDIA AUDIENCE”

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… Continue Reading “DMV HORROR STORY: WHY I HATE CONDUCTING BUSINESS AS A MOTORIST”

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… Continue Reading “KNOCKING ON THE DOOR OF SUCCESS: WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP FIGHTING”

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… Continue Reading “SWITCHING UP THE CONTRACT: WHY THE BEGINNING IS NEVER THE REAL DEAL”

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… Continue Reading “SOCIAL OVERSHARING: WHAT EXPRESSING YOUR FEELINGS ON SOCIAL MEDIA SAYS ABOUT YOU”

THE GOD INSIDE OF YOU: WHAT IF GOD IS MORE YOU THAN YOU THINK

“I believe because he is I and I am him.” As a child growing up, I lived in a household where my mother practiced the Christian faith. She would always keep some reminder of her Christian faith around the house. Whether it was her… Continue Reading “THE GOD INSIDE OF YOU: WHAT IF GOD IS MORE YOU THAN YOU THINK”

PLAYING GAMES ONLY YOU CAN LOSE: WHY WOMEN IN PLAYER WORLD GETS HURT IN THE END

“Two can’t play the game.” In the world of dating, both men and women tend to play games. But there is a catch when it comes to the world of playing games. And that is that only one person winds-up getting hurt. And usually… Continue Reading “PLAYING GAMES ONLY YOU CAN LOSE: WHY WOMEN IN PLAYER WORLD GETS HURT IN THE END”

ONE BAD DAY AWAY: HOW LIVING PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK IS BIGGER THAN JUST MONEY

“Pay check Friday, gone by Saturday, back broke by Monday.” For me growing up in a household with a working poor mother, it was tough watching her struggle. One sick day, one missed pay period, and we could have been one of those families… Continue Reading “ONE BAD DAY AWAY: HOW LIVING PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK IS BIGGER THAN JUST MONEY”