Monthly Archives: January 2016

#BellLetsTalk: Here Are 10 Things We Need To Stop Doing In Terms Of Dealing With Mental Health

I am not an expert. I am not a medical professional of any kind. I have no mental health background. I am simply someone who cares about mental health and illness. While I have always cared about mental health, today … Continue reading

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#StaceyDash: Thanks For Helping To Prove Why BET Will Always Be a Secondhand Network

By now, I don’t need to remind everyone of what actress Stacey Dash said. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you already know. If not, here is it again: “…we have to make up our minds. Either we … Continue reading

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#BLOG POST: The Day I Met My Favorite Actress

One deep breath. Then another. Then another. One more. Okay, this wasn’t working. I had been standing in front of the hotel bathroom mirror for a what felt like a good hour or so. As she ran around and did random things … Continue reading

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#OscarsSoWhite: As a Black Aspiring Screenwriter, Why I Find This Hashtag Embarrassing

Call me crazy. Call me naïve. I’ve been married for almost 17 years and my wife is white, so I’ve been called much worse, especially from those in the black community when I don’t say something they want to hear … Continue reading

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#DAVIDBOWIE: Military Supporters, Please Stop Comparing Us To Celebrities When They Pass Away

To those of you who support us in the military, let me preface by saying this: THANK YOU. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. It is such an amazing experience to serve in the military, but when I wear my uniform in … Continue reading

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#Poem: Hustle Always Wins

You know you’ve reached that point where you feel you cannot stop, Where your passion has become your internal alarm clock; No need for beeps and flashy digits, nor the rotating of hands To remind you of your hustle and … Continue reading

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(Blog Post) BLACK FOLKS: If We Can Say “I LOVE BEING BLACK,” Then This Should Bother No One…Correct?

A friend of mine shared this Facebook post from someone else yesterday, but it isn’t the first time I’ve seen it. Now, as a black man, I have no issues with seeing this whatsoever. I mean, after all, I’ve many many times … Continue reading

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