Mentorship is a critical part of my life and I have to do right by the next generation of leaders in our community.
Since I started this challenge a few days ago, I can already see a change in my perspective and feel that I'm slowly getting that magical energy back. I feel my diddy bop is coming back despite the number of things happening in the world now. Yes, 45 keep shooting with his Twitter fingers, the NFL forcing people to … Continue reading Challenge: Day #4
During my last therapy session, my therapist noted that I should do more for my own self-care and well-being as I prepare for this next year of my life (birthday is on Saturday). I was taken aback by her suggestion, but if I'm going to be honest, it's been one hell of a year and … Continue reading Challenge Me: Day #1
Your dreams aren't going to work for themselves. Get to it!
A reflection on the Power Rangers movie. Better late than never!
Words of Advice to the Class of 2017
When YT people try too hard...
I'm so sorry, ya'll! It' been a very busy March and I know that I've dropped the ball in getting content out. Trust me, it's not because I didn't want to, but between school, work, and traveling for work, it's been a doozy of a month. Forgive me! It's only right that I come back … Continue reading #MelaninatedExcellence: Dana Ford
On Saturday, February 25, 2017, the world stood still for a moment. No, not because Ol’ Boy in the White House did something nice (that’ll be the day). Not because Drake dropped #MoreLife and definitely not because Sally Mae waived everyone’s student loans. I finished class and saw social media on fire because Remy Ma … Continue reading You Can’t Hide Behind Numbers Foreva
Every now and then, the Interweb provides a thought-provoking nugget of gold that challenges me to reflect on my real-life experiences. Earlier this week, I hit the proverbial jackpot by catching watching actor, Michael K. Williams' short video about being typecast in Hollywood (you can check out the video here). According to Webster, typecast holds … Continue reading Is Being Typecast Just for Hollywood?
Super Bowl LI! It's finally here! One of those unofficial "holidays" in the United States where people come together in the name of sports and its expected that some people will mysteriously be sick the next day. Outside of all the ridiculousness with Ol' Boy in the White House, today is probably a day of celebration (especially … Continue reading WHAT ARE WHITE PEOPLE GOING TO THINK OF NEXT?
The first day of Black History Month usually entails singing, excitement, and the usual stereotypical McDonalds commercial where Black people are singing about some damn food. Schools across the land are preparing students for the Black History Month events, guest speakers, and more to celebrate the excellency that is Blackness. Prior to February 1, 2017, … Continue reading One of the Blackest Starts to #BlackHistoryMonth