Jam of Approval

Nick Grant's "Return of the Cool" definitely deserves a jam of approval. My favorite track is "Return of the Cool". However, the entire album is a nice piece of work. His style and flow reminds me of Andre 3000 from OutKast. If you love the art of classic rap, you…

The Women’s March

  I was conflicted concerning the Women’s March.  I decided instead to go check out the movie, Hidden Figures. After leaving the movie, my conflict concerning the march became even clearer. Hidden Figures, tells the story of three black women - Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Dorothy Vauthree and their…

Thank You

[OPINION] After reading Dr. King's letter from the Birmingham jail,  I began to think about current day events.  We have been conditioned to believe that the threat to our quest for equality is our inability to  stop killing one another.  While  crime committed within the community should be addressed and…

The Obamas

I still remember the night he won, like it was yesterday. The entire family gathered around the television in my aunts living room, nervously awaiting the results of the  2008 election.  State by state, we held our collective breath waiting for Barack Obama to be declared the winner.  Once he…

Mental Clarity

I’m learning that having a mental clarity  is so important.  When I don't, I struggle with writing and being creative among other things.   Always in an analytical state of mind, I began to think about what I needed to do in order to remain a place of creativity. Pin…

My 2017

At the beginning of 2016, I affirmed that I wanted to learn. My desire was that I would remain teachable and be open to guidance. This year did not disappoint in lessons. I learned that procrastination was a silent threat to my efforts. I learned that consistency prevented doubts from…
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