Monthly Archives: March 2016

#TheFWord: Tired of Feminists? Here Are 10 Things You Need To Stop Doing

No, it’s not that F word, even though the thought of feminism may lead some to want to shout out that infamous one of the four-letter variety. Speaking as an adult male, feminism is absolutely necessary. It shouldn’t be in 2016, but as always, … Continue reading

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#DonaldTrump: Please Stop Saying You’re Going To “Make America Great Again.” It Never Stopped

Dear Donald Trump, My name is Robert People and I am 36 years old. I am also an Army soldier. I have been on active duty for more than 18 years. I’m going to get right to my point of … Continue reading

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#Writing and Other #Arts: Like Being a Janitor; Largely Ignored Until It’s No Longer There

I’ve never understood why so many people put down janitors, hotel housekeepers, or any other cleaning occupation. It’s either that the workers are looked down upon, or the jobs are largely viewed as not that important. Yes, those jobs that … Continue reading

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#ShemarMoore and Leaving #CriminalMinds: Ladies, Don’t Be Sad…Be Happy

“Is this a straight, black man about to blog about Shemar Moore? He’s probably happy that he’s leaving Criminal Minds. Yep, he’s a hater!” If that’s what you’re expecting, you may be disappointed. By now, just about every fan of Moore and CBS’s Criminal … Continue reading

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#BrusselsAttack: Why Do People Have To Die Before We Start Praying and/or Caring Enough To Be Kind To Each Other?

By now, much of the world has heard about the devastating tragedy that has struck Brussels. A horrifying terrorist attack that has (as of the time I’m writing this) killed 31 people and injured many more, as those tolls are … Continue reading

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BLOG POST: DEAR @ABC_Publicity: Please Renew #Nashville For a Fifth Season

Dear ABC Publicity, I may be embarrassing myself or wasting my time by writing this, but I’m not concerned about that. I wanted to take a little time to express some of my feelings on my favorite show on television … Continue reading

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#ErinAndrews: If Your Focus Is More On The $55 Million Verdict, You Are Part of the Problem

If you see the title and then roll your eyes or utter the words, “Oh God…here’s another guy supporting women’s rights and trying to get laid,” or even want to say that Erin needs to “get over it,” then stop … Continue reading

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#Writing: The Passion For Me To Talk So Much About What Many Are Not Interested In

I talk a lot about writing. Constantly. I’m now realizing that it sort of makes its way into so many conversations and at times, without me even realizing it. At first, there was sort of a mild embarrassment once I … Continue reading

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Black Folks, Yes…We Still Have On Shackles. But White People Didn’t Put Them There

As a 36-year-old black man, whenever I hear someone reference slavery or use it as an analogy, it’s completely embarrassing. For one, because it’s a slap in the face to our ancestors. None of us were alive to have the … Continue reading

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