Anyone that knows me knows that I’ll use any excuse to make it to Washington, D.C.–I found one. Actually, I had already blogged that I wasn’t going to D.C. which is why I made my trip to Birmingham, Ala. my birthday weekend which spurred the now widely circulated blog “Is It Okay For Young Black […]Read more "Headed to The Mecca"
I had a commenter tell me that she had noticed marked disillusionment in the tenor of my posts and I didn’t really respond, but if you’re reading this, you’re more than correct. It’s hard being 25 years old and being an African American male who has a wider world view and broader understanding of, hmmm, […]Read more "Asking The Hard Questions"
First stated, what school doesn’t have a dress code somewhere on the books. I know my high school had one, that no one really enforced. My college, Dillard University, had one that they tried to enforce. They were having an issue, more so with young ladies who would come to the cafeteria on the weekends, […]Read more "The Crossroads of Assimilation and Elitism: The Implementing of the new Morehouse Dress Code"
A couple of weeks ago, one of my professors had us read the “Mini-Apocalypse” in the biblical scriptures found in the Gospel of Matthew 24:3-8 As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of […]Read more "The End of The Age"
Yes, for interested parties, I turned 25 today. That means I’m in a new age demographic and that hopefully means car insurance premiums will decrease. That being said, I was more than shocked as I rolled over this morning for the FIRST time and checked my Twitter updates that President Barack Obama received the Nobel […]Read more "What A “Nobel” Birthday"
I need to vent. Be aware, I’ve recently been watching Spike Lee Joints: “School Daze,” “Bamboozled,” and just this weekend “When The Levees Broke” which still had me fighting back tears. That being said, a few things I heard over the past week or so just made me angry and I just want to set […]Read more "Dealing with Negro Nonsense and Barbershop Knowledge"
I survived Katrina. Now I can say I survived the Great Atlanta Flood of 2009. Seriously, I did. It rained all of week before from about September 15 or 16th which was last Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. And it really never stopped raining. So, Atlanta metropolitan area got socked with downpour after downpour. So by […]Read more "A Discussion for the Water"