Just a few inspirational words tied up into a poem. Enjoy. “Last Man Standing” You can punch me and you can kick me You can fool me and you can trick me But I still stand You can … Continue reading Finding Your Courage: The Moment you Realize You’d Rather die on Your Feet Than Live on Your Knees
I was on the transit several months ago, I want to say it was around the holidays. I had my Ipod listening to one of my playlists which was R&B. The song “Little Things” by India Arie came on (I … Continue reading It’s The Little Things: 6 Ways Embracing A Lil’ Humanity Can Improve Your Life
Everyday I wake up and feel so stressed Because I know today is going to be another huge mess Perhaps I should end it all and put myself to rest Perhaps an overdoes of pills or maybe a bullet to … Continue reading Trials And Tribulations of A Down And Out Brother
Congratulations your hired! Your first day on the new gig is always full of excitement and anticipation. You arrive early to make that great impression and you’ve met your boss, colleagues and everyone seems relatively nice and professional. After making rounds … Continue reading You Can’t Fire Me, I Quit!! 8 Signs You Hate Your Job
A while back I was engaged in conversation (aren’t I always) with the brothers and we were talking about playing R&B in the car with your friends in tow. Would you? or Wouldn’t you? Although I did a piece on this … Continue reading 9 Signs Your Man Is A D.L.B. (Down Low Brotha)
Is Florida The ‘Sunshine State’ For Negroes? If it is, why has it become so cloudy for African Americans – or was it always that way and we just never took off our sunglasses to find out? So unless you’ve been living … Continue reading If Florida Is The Sunshine State, Why Is It So Cloudy For African Americans?
[Admin Note: Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage once again, K. Ferdinand.] “I’m coming out…. Coming!…I want the world to know gotta let it show…”. I’m sorry, but that seems to be the new National Anthem these days. Unless … Continue reading Down Low Brothas on the Job: Should Black Men Keep Their Sexuality Hidden in the Workplace?
Before I write another word let’s start with this here: So with the comedy aside, which of those women (except Arsenio in drag of course) would be a turn off for you based on their situation? There are brothers (and … Continue reading Should A Woman’s Salty Past Be A Deal Breaker?
We may have had to sit in the back of the bus, but it doesn’t mean we weren’t the first on the bus. Although Black History has been relegated to only one month, some of you may recall it used … Continue reading Black American History: Pioneers And The Real Reason To Celebrate
What he doesn’t know won’t hurt him. Classic line isn’t it? Well since the beginning of time couples have always hid a secret or two from one other; whether it is ‘so harmless’ why even divulge it or something ‘so … Continue reading Shhh…9 Secrets Women Won’t Tell Their Men
When you take a look at the different ‘races’ within society or visit different institutions what do you see? For example, if you go to a hospital who in aggregate are the doctors? Nurses? Anesthesiologists? Surgeons? “I’ll take Caucasians for … Continue reading 8 Ways To Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud!
Dear young brother, How was school today? I noticed I saw you on the block about 12:30 or so. Wait a minute, doesn’t school get out at 2:00? So what are you doing out so early? Come to think of … Continue reading Keep Ya Heads Up: Letters To The Brothas