Book Review of “Losing My Cool: How A Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip Hop Culture” by Thomas Chatterton Williams

Earlier this week, my friend sent me a text and said “I found my new favorite writer. His name is Thomas Chatterton Williams.  His book is so well written I want to throw it.”  So immediately, upon such a wonderful review, I googled this brother’s name while on my phone driving (yes, I know what […]

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A Lot Going On…

So I’ve fallen on hardtimes for the last couple of weeks. First, my laptop had went out and I STILL have not gotten it back–fixed at least.  Then I was just slowly becoming broke.  I had $50 to last me two weeks–minimum.  As of this morning, I have $1 in my pocket.  I mean, push […]

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It’s Finals Week…

I know I haven’t posted since before Thanksgiving, but combined with the work load increase, finals week, trying to do get my school list finalized for post-graduate (yet still graduate) studies and above all, not having internet in my residential complex, blogging is at the bottom of my things to do list. So, I’ll holla […]

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Headed to The Mecca

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 […]

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What A “Nobel” Birthday

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 […]

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From The Uppity Negro Network, Living In Liminality, The Typewriter Series Presents: “The Simpler Things In Life”

I’m doing a series, just about three or four, might be five, can’t remember, blog posts that I had actually typewritten on a Royal Typewriter Futura.  These are my thoughts during that fateful period this past summer while I was on my internship and was without my laptop for about three FULL weeks.  I had […]

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