30 moments that stood out in 2018! Some good, some bad. All 2018.… Read More 2018 Hot Takes
Let me start off by asking two questions: Did you have gap insurance when you copped your car? Did you pay your car off early? —————————————————————————————— You answered yes to these two questions? You’re owed some money. Guaranteed Auto Protection (GAP) insurance covers the difference between the amount you owe on the loan and the… Read More #WisdomWednesdays: How to Obtain YOUR GAP Insurance Refund
Being an adult sucks four ways to heaven and two ways to hell! I often wonder how in the blue cheese did our parents make things happen back then? The 80s? The 90s? I swear everything seems so much more difficult nowadays. I’m trying to understand how single mothers who raised 4+ kids, owned a… Read More 7 Things You Didn’t Learn in School That Could Help You Now…
Short tips for Black men considering therapy when they don’t know what to do.… Read More Therapy Tips for Brothers Considering Caring for their Mental Health
Ya’ll Black Panther comes out in tree days. Don’t panic, but this is big for our culture. I can’t remember a movie in recent memory that we were as excited for as Black Panther! What other movie has been able to cause as much controversy and get dollar bills as Black Panther? Despite breaking records, you still have the… Read More 5 things I need our community to do in preparation for Black Panther!
Quick reflection on Angie Thomas’ work of art…… Read More Melanated Reading…”The Hate U Give”
Life motto…… Read More I’d Rather Die Enormous…
Did you ever have a toy or videogame that you had to share and you didn’t want to? Multiple times throughout my childhood, I had my younger cousins believing that they were playing Playstation (although I left the controller unplugged). I had them truly thinking that they were layin’ the smackdown with The Rock in Smackdown or almost catching… Read More Thoughts from My Recent Jay Z “Experience”
Today, I’m thankful for “life” and having the ability to wake up on my own two feet. Someone in the world didn’t wake up and I know that they wished they could’ve felt the rays of the sun on their face. I had a very open conversation with someone today about death and how it… Read More Challenge Me: Day #14 (Life & Death)
If you work in the field of education (especially in the trenches), you understand that the work days are never the same. For some reason, today was particularly stressful, however, I felt the power that comes from laughing to overcome ANY obstacle. When a student got upset about a decision and tried me, I had… Read More Challenge Me: Day #11
When it’s your turn for humble pie…… Read More Sit Down, Be Humble: What to Do When Life Humbles You…
Today is July 16, 2017 and which means we have 168 days left until the new year. It’s the beginning of the third quarter of 2017 and it’s important to review the year before we actually close it out. I have a lot to be grateful for and as I reflect on the year so… Read More So far, 2017 has been pretty LIT!