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#Racism: For Some White Folks, It’s On Blacks to “End” It

By now, many of us have heard some form of what we as Blacks need to do in order to not be murdered by police or how our behaviors can put an end to racism. Really? It’s on us? That’s … Continue reading

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Angry Man, Sad Man

As a man, especially a Black man, society (to include the Black community) has a lot of expectations of us. Be strong. Don’t cry. Never stop barreling forward. Be the leaders (not in the superiority sense) of your households. Be … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: The End of an Error. And Why He Was Needed for America

It’s like the saying goes: It doesn’t matter how you start, but how you finish. You know what else they say: It’s more about the journey than the destination. Both of those apply here. We finished with Donald Trump not … Continue reading

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MY Open Letter to Black Trump Supporter Patrick D. Hampton in Response to Letter to LeBron James

Dear Mr. Hampton, This may be a complete waste of time, as you are a Donald Trump supporter, which fascinates me as you are a black man. That does not mean you are not allowed to support who you choose, … Continue reading

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#KavanaughHearings: White Male Privilege Strikes Again

Yep…here we go again. No, I’m not talking about “here we go again” as far as a black man bringing up race. So white fragility has no place here. That means if it annoys you that I’m on this again, … Continue reading

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“Just To Piss Dems Off!” – The Mantra of The #Trump Supporter

I saw this tweet early yesterday afternoon. In case you cannot tell, this is in response to a tweet about Dallas police officer Amber Guyger who shot and killed Botham Jean in his own apartment last week. Jean was a … Continue reading

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#DividedWeFall: How Some Blacks AND Whites Contribute

When I look at where we are now as a country, it deeply saddens me. If you think that as a black man, I’m saddened because of white people only, you’re wrong. And if you’re someone who thinks I’m saddened … Continue reading

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#Transgender Men/Women and Restrooms: I Once Had Reservations About This. That Is, Until I Realized…

As I went on my 4-mile run this morning, like every other time I run, I think about a lot of different things and I mean a lot. As a writer, most of the time, it’s about that. But other times, … Continue reading

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So, I’m Simply “Trying To Get In Good With White People”? No. I’m Speaking The Truth About Our Community. It’s Not My Fault You Can’t Accept It

It never fails. On many occasions, I’ve shared my thoughts about the black community and how we have many shortfalls that we need to work on. Now any intelligent person could easily understand that what I say never applies to¬†everyone.¬†I’m … Continue reading

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To Parents With Black Children: Don’t Raise Them To Believe They Are The “Victims” of Society

Speaking as a black man, it is very true that there are quite a few societal disadvantages to being black in America and many learn very early on what these disadvantages are. Many of these disadvantages are deeply-rooted in society … Continue reading

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