— Contrary to popular belief, the biggest mind games men play are not with women but with ourselves. Primarily, we run the gamut when exercising our machismo: who can run the fastest, who is the strongest, who has the most stamina, who is the toughest, who is the better leader, who has the biggest chain…
Who is the real aggressor?
Men can, and should be, a platform to launch the voice of women.
“He must be taught that in these Americas, he will often be seen as the enemy for believing in and expressing himself as a Black boy.”
When is a father absent by choice or AWOL, induced by fear?
Isn’t that what I just shared?
Is this the wave of the future, or not?
— During my youthful exuberance’s coupled with my self-proclaimed “genius”, I would often find myself questioning Grand Ma Grace’s quips as being totally non-sensical. My youthful “wisdom” supported these assertions as I struggled to understand her comments: “you are going to have to pull your own little red wagon,” “you are going to have to…
What mask do you wear in the crowd?
In what ways do we perpetuate the lie?
— Midnight skies are often illuminated by trillions upon trillions of some of the most awe-inspiring, breathtaking and anticipated incandescent lights in our atmosphere; most, if not all of us, accept their existence as being miracles of nature, however; we simply refer to them as “stars.” Much like raindrops, their imminent beauty warms our hearts…
When a “civilized” society refuses to recognize Black men as men
Melvin Lars’ poetic take on social justice.
Are we seeking light to enhance our psychological and physical visions or are we seeking to minimize our psychological and physical pains?
How can parents focus more on encouraging their child’s development than how outsiders judge their parenting skills?