I have to admit that even I sometimes get caught up in the idea that perhaps maybe, just maybe, the pot and the kettle may one day realize that they … Continue reading In the Words of Jeezy: “Nothing Beats a Cross But A Double Cross”
I have often heard of the phrase “those that can’t do, teach.” Being an educator, I found that there is some truth to that. Perhaps that only word that I … Continue reading Naysayer be damned…Continue to Boss Up!
My brother, who is one year and 2 months younger than I am, use to get into all types of mischief when we were growing up. From destroying items in … Continue reading “A Stand-Up Guy…” and The Green Book
I’ve often heard the saying “where there is smoke there is fire.” This cliché was used as an expression when an occurrence happened that caused a significant difference of reasoning … Continue reading Smoke or Fire?
I feel off from working out for the last few weeks and to be honest; I feel refreshed. Well, I do feel a bit disappointed in my not going to … Continue reading If not for you then do it for our love ones.
Throughout my time in both grammar and secondary school, there were both some good times as well as some bad times; which I am sure we all can attest to. … Continue reading Are you going to believe what you see or what “I” told you and showed you?
There seems to be fewer and fewer things left in the world that we live in today where one can say, and truly mean it when they say: “today I … Continue reading Reach the Masses, Teach the Masses.
Scene: Round wooden table. Eight shadowy figures sit around a table littered with photos and filed envelopes with the words “Top Secret” stamped on them. The envelope partially covers an … Continue reading The Cast of Characters in Life Imitating Art…or Vice Versa.
Just like all lessons in life should not be forgotten; there are some clichés and idioms that should never leave your thoughts as well. I’m not talking about the ones … Continue reading Ever heard of the cliché: “Your slip is showing?” Well….we need to look down.
Spike Lee’s 1992 biographical epic movie, “Malcolm X” is one of my favorite cinematic works of all time. Lee, as well as the phenomenal thespians associated with the film, were … Continue reading “We done Slipped…”
Call me a bit of a conspiracist. I mean really; I really to do think I am. For example, I think that the company for the left side and the … Continue reading And let the conspiracy theories begin…
The other day I saw an interesting video between Nikki Giovanni and James Baldwin from some decades back. The conversation hinged on the idea of the black man hiding … Continue reading My Dearest Nikki…