I admit sometimes I forget who I am. Not for long, but just for a moment. With all the world tells me, it is a task to not accept the overwhelming messages that are thrown at me daily. Yet, I find solace and strength when I remember that God created us, and then we created […]
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For the past 2 years, I’ve been a supporter of FitMenCook creator, Kevin Curry, when I decided to take better care of my body in graduate school. His Instagram page (@FitMenCook) always motivates me to not only workout, but make better eating choices. His website’s model is built in the kitchen; sculpted in the gym. […]
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When Meek and Drizzy went from 0 to 100, all eyes were off #SandraBland, but Lupe got us back on track when he….
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Astute and aware; Jesse Williams is the modern day Harry Belafonte. His latest twitter essay is related to Sandra Bland’s murder.
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I’ve been waiting for the visual treatment to go with Pharrell’s latest universal offering “Freedom”. His words are so potent. FREEDOM! Watch it below.
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It is National Men’s Health Month
Watching the reels of Stuart Scott’s greatest moments makes me think of how immense his presence was as an anchor for ESPN. Growing up in the 90’s, Scott was the face of sports reporting for me. Originally brought to ESPN2 in ’93, Scott was supposed to appeal to a younger audience. Yet, he became the […]
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I just finished Iyanla Vanzant’s Fix My Life follow-up segment on her most recent controversial intervention Fix My Father: Jay Williams- 34 Children. This particular segment was centered around a father of 34 children by 17 different women. The follow-up segment that aired tonight dealt with the larger, more universal wound that plagues families across the nation; […]
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On January 26th, 2013, I ran across this the following lines in my journal: Sometimes I wonder if I really have what it takes to reach my dreams. I have to believe that I have been given this vision because it is my purpose… Am I made to do this? I am made to do […]
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The outcry on social media that has resulted from Michael Brown’s unjust killing shows that we are outraged and able to act on our views. The latest development in this tragedy has not been explanations for that evening, but instead Black Twitter and Black Instagram have created #IfTheyGunnedMeDown and flooded timelines with an interesting message. […]
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This is an extension of yesterday’s post on the INNERVISIONS page. 08/03/14- I’m sitting in my living room about to start working on my projects for the evening, but I had to share part of the message that I heard today. I’ve been praying for a better understanding of God’s provision and how I fit into […]
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Yesterday a global tragedy occurred. Within the Eastern Ukraine border, Malaysia Airlines Flight M.H. 17 was shot down by a land missile that resulted in the death of nearly 300 people from around the world. The culprits have been described as Russian-backed separatists. I never heard the word separatists before yesterday, so I looked it up. Separatists are […]
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WE wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,— This debt we pay to human guile; With torn and bleeding hearts we smile, And mouth with myriad subtleties. Why should the world be over-wise, In counting all our tears and sighs? Nay, let them only see us, while We […]
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I have been a supporter of Mali Music since The 2econd Coming (2009), and I must say that his newest release was worth the wait. Considering all of the speculation that led to the release of Mali Is, I best describe this album as a spiritual walk with God on display. The 12 track offering, […]
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Today President Obama announced an executive order to lessen the student loan burden that is currently $1 Trillion. This order is based on the 2010 Pay As You Earn (PAYE) Program and it expands the eligibility for individuals that took out loans before October 2007 or stopped borrowing before October 2011, which is estimated to help […]
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“Bro, bro, listen to the kids. Jeremy, I gotta put it down for a second. First of all, thank you Taylor for being so gracious and giving me this award this evening. Thank you. And I often think back to the first day I met you also. I think about when I’m in the grocery store […]
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Today I found out that three students of UNC Chapel Hill were shot in the head in their apartment near campus on Tuesday. Various reports from news outlets say this shooting was over a disagreement over a parking space; students and neighbors now fear for their safety. The mayor expressed his shock and condolences on yesterday. […]
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Due to the consecutive all-night wirting sessions, I have been pulling this week, I was able to attend the Manhood Legacy morning calls, which have been a great motivation and enegizer. There was an excerpt from a poem that really hit me and I hope it resonates with someone as well. You arrived, bringing with […]
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