Welcome to the Neighborhood!

In my hood there is Big Daddy’s BBQ, My Home – a recovery center, Little Grocery the corner store, Clean Cuts barbershop, a tattoo parlor and an authentic African Art store with traditional hand-carved and painted sculptures. They are all operated and owned by Black/African people.

Don’t Hurt Yourself

As I reflect on all the precious, non-refundable time spent with this person it’s schizo how I didn’t trust myself to end it. You see, I was already in cahoots with another gentleman caller but decided that since my dance card wasn’t exactly full, why not? At that time I had already mastered the Waltz and something about that other guy told me that he sure knew how to Cha-Cha. We were terrible dance partners but figured at some point we would nail the routine. Ironic how all I look forward to now where he is concerned is securing the last nail in his coffin; the only dance we will ever again jive to is “Russian Roulette”.

More Than A Number

33% of girls are molested before the age of eighteen. This is the time in her life where she should be young, care-free and fantasizing about being prom queen; watching reality shows and rocking the hottest clothes, not being taken advantage of by…

I Hate Roommates…

This year, I left home in February to take another shot at this whole “adult” nonsense. Let me just say that this has truly been a journey and an experience. I lived in an office space for two months sneaking showers in the…

G.O.A.T. – ALI

Who in the hell is Cassius Clay? I don’t know that man…I heard of him a few times but I recognize the Greatest Of All Time as Muhammed Ali. Here is a humble list of my favorite quotes from the most confident man to…

“Ssh…be quiet”

Ssh…be quiet I can hear your feet drag across the floor; hear the door close from you checking the closet. I remember when I first met you. I was out Christmas shopping. The way you stood before me with pure confidence, striking poise…