Nigga, Could You PLEASE Get Out Your Own Way :: Fear And The Personal Blog

Insecurity can be a funny feeling for anybody, I suppose.   I have been immensely blessed, lucky, fortunate(whichever works best for you) to have watched from an intimate space the vicissitudes of highly talented contemporaries. Each with their own need for validation. The more subjective the talent, the more honors and prizes need to be Read the full article…

Thoughts On Melispa Harris-Sperry’s Drake Riding

Yesterday, I sat down with keyboard at the ready, Twitter locked and loaded, and SuperBraids in my sights. For those of you who do not know who SuperBraids is, I am referring to Melissa Harris-Perry of MSNBC’s eponymously titled weekend show.   SuperBraids discussed a myriad of topics. One of which caused her to refer Read the full article…

President Barry Obeezy: Gramsci’s Afrikan-Amerikkkan

One further phenomenon in the United States is worth studying, and that is the formation of a surprising number of negro intellectuals who absorb American culture and technology. It is worth bearing in mind the indirect influence that these negro intellectuals could exercise on the backward masses in Africa, and indeed direct influence if one Read the full article…

Leadership As Nurturance

He who begetteth a man, hideth his face; but he who killeth a thousand is honored.Moorish Koran, CHAPTER XLIV, Verse 5 For me, leadership is daunting because it calls for a high degree of doting, consoling, back rubbing, and catering to the attention sought by others. Good leaders give us our visions. Great leaders validate Read the full article…

Blogging Is The New Social Media…Again

Design taught me that in order to sell the subjective one must always have a presentable reason for one’s choices. Now, “presentable” does not always mean,”reasonable”, and “reasonable” does not always mean, “logical”. Logical arguments, by the same logic, can be valid, but not true.   Blogging taught me that content is king, or queen, Read the full article…

The Secret To Black Twitter Is Take It Off Twitter

I guess for anyone that truly knows me, I am a Twitter junkie. Not just an addict; not that clean with my usage. Not just a user; I do not attend the meetings. But I am a bona fide junkie: I am messy, I share timelines with others, and I often identify my Self as Read the full article…

Nicki Minaj And Beyonce Performing Feeling Myself Tidal Stream

Nicki Minaj and Beyonce gave one of the most Black Women empowering embrace of sexual energy ever!!! Yes, if you have not watched it, enjoy it here!!!   Your browser does not support the video tag.   Last night, Tuesday, 10/21/2015, a gala celebration of the waning live stream service purchased by Shawn Jay-Z Carter, Read the full article…

EBONY, Bill Cosby, And Very Smart Brothas

Very Smart Brothas, huh… It was October of 2011. I was in New York City do to a shoot for a story in Essence Magazine. While walking to Essence, I happened to randomly bump into Jamilah Lemieux in the street. Which, considering that New York City has 21 billion people and I happened to literally Read the full article…