Pretty Little Fears

Now I just wanna know, don’t just sugarcoat Say it all if you want Could you tell me like it is, pretty little fears Music to my ears - 6LACK It is difficult being with me. I wake up with a vision from God telling me to start my own business. You thought we were ...

Appreciation Post – My Guys

Some men never die, Some men never live, But we are alive tonight That was a quote we read at a bar in Bali. We might have been on our 4th round of shots when we saw the quote, so it merely served as a drinking anthem, but it meant a little more to me ...

Strong Boys Fragile Men by George Hines Jr

This was by far the most impactful book of the year for me. It’s a brutally honest recollection of the authors sexual lifestyle as a young man coupled with self-reflection and admonishment. While there are scenes in the book that any woman can enjoy, this feels like a must read for every man in their ...

I look like the “dickhead” brother who can’t settle down

There are a handful of directions I could have taken with this post. I was blessed to take a vacation with my beautiful family, something we have not done in decades. The picture you see covers three generations from my mom, me and my siblings, and the younger nephews and nieces. As I prepared to ...

How I became Rich: Multiple Streams

I am a finance guy; my love for the subject has grown steadily ever since my older brother talked me out of studying mechanical engineering for undergraduate studies (I’m Nigerian aka STEM or die). Thankfully, God blessed me with a job right out of school in my field and I have climbed that corporate ladder ...

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Another book etched off my list! After thoroughly enjoying Half of a Yellow Sun, I gave the author another go around and I’m happy that the outcome was similar. Now I stopped reading at a voracious pace this year, heck, I believe this is my 1st completed book this year! I understand when you (yes ...

Let’s revisit how we “rap” to women

Time for change: A woman’s reaction to anything a man says is her choice. Here we are with another overdue post about issues I feel need to be addressed with my fellas. As black men we are continually taught to control our emotions when dealing with cops, employers, teachers and more. Why aren’t we taught ...

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