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…”
When I tell you that I despise having a cold; I mean I really despise it. I dislike being sick so much that I would rather watch one thousand episodes … Continue reading Positively Speaking…
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…
To say that I was shocked when this image and video flashed across my CNN mobile app would be a untruth to the utmost degree. However, what is a bit … Continue reading New Day same Ol’ Look: The Make America Great Again Movement
“You can’t make this stuff up; I dare you to even try.” I have quoted Sheriff Bell in my blogs before (shout out to Cormac McCarthy), but this quote is … Continue reading President Trump puts the P in Privilege
I’m sure that we have all heard the idiom “the grass is always greener on the other side,” “or walk a mile in my shoe.” In all earnest these idioms … Continue reading The Prince and the Pauper….but don’t forget About Purpose.
I can hear Coach Dabo Swinney’s voice echoing over his newly minted College Football National Championship team Clemson Tigers (both players and coaches) sounds of excitement: “Alright young men, ya’ll … Continue reading Either the President lost a bet…or he loves the SEC!
As an English major, English High School teacher, and writer of creative Literature of all genres; I can spot great works of arts when I read or see it. I … Continue reading All The World’s a Stage…and The United States is a sure in for Comedy of the Year
To say that I have a sweet tooth is a under-statement. My favorite dessert is banana-pudding. And I am not talking about any old banana-pudding either. I’m talking about the … Continue reading Sneakers for a Sneaky Snickers Bar Eater…I’m Guilty as Charged
I was born four months into what I consider the most turbulent and retractive decade for Black people in America. Empty promises by public and political representatives (from both parties), … Continue reading The Decimation of a Decade…What Grew From the Ashes of the 80’s