Is It Time To Talk Race With Our Kids?

Your friend Tikisha was telling you the other day that she’s teaching her seven-year-old daughter a ‘black code,’ or in other words, a way of acting around the police. It went something like, “Yes, officer, no officer, what can I do for you today, officer?” It’s a conversation that she decided to start having in ...

IF MARTIN LUTHER KING WERE ALIVE TODAY… (VIA 1989)

In honor of Martin Luther King's Birthday, here is an essay that I wrote while a senior in high school 1989. It's interesting the relevance it still has today. If Martin Luther King Were Alive Today What Would He Think? Dr. Martin Luther King was a man of conviction, peace, non-violence, and love. He had ...

7 EASY WAYS TO RECLAIM YOUR HOTNESS IN 2015!

The new year is here and once again we are faced with that question: Do I try this again. Do I set another New Year’s Resolution? You know it’s hard putting on the same pair of jeans year after year because the ones you really want to wear are too damn small. Finally, one day ...

“YOUR HAIR IS UGLY,” SAID THE KID TO MY KID.

Your first reaction was to go right up to the school and give that child a good whop. However, you had enough good sense to know that going ham on a five-year-old would only land you in jail. No, there had to be a better way. But what exactly do you do when your child ...