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29th Birthday Post

I honestly had no plans for my birthday this year. I have had numerous people ask me what I want to do and the answer has been consistent: I’m a be good chillin this year. I actually lied. Due to my studying, time constraints from community causes, and life throwing an occasional wrench at me, ...

Loyalty x Labor x Black Men

Harrison Barnes is a millionaire. He is scheduled to make above $20 million this NBA season and is one of the top 3 players for the Dallas Mavericks. The picture featured in this post depicts a 26 year old athlete in the middle of an actual game finding out that he has been traded to ...

Love x Pride

p.s I wasnt listening to Drake's "Scorpion Side B" when I wrote this. Strictly written for the youth dem. Bless up! This is for my younger 21-25 crowd. Fellas, pull up a seat, I think I qualify as an OG now lol. A few years ago I was in your shoes, with the perceived world ...

The magic month of May

May always holds sentimental value to me as this is my birth month. As I got older I started to resent the earlier half of the month as I had to shell out cash for a mothers day gift. Repugnant, I know, but I have long changed my view on the day designated to my ...

My Letter to Desmond Marrow

This post was inspired by Donald Glover’s “This is America” video. I caught myself watching the video and marveling about how creative and abstract Donald is: why he wear the pants with no shirt, why he shoot like that, ohhh so that’s why the white horse is there, why he shoot the choir, ohh that’s ...

Get a man pt. 2 – The LongLiveTobe way

Somethings deserved a sequel, like The Blueprint 2; others need to be preserved in time never to be duplicated, like Martin. Some might not share my sentiments about the culture, but then again, who made me a tastemaker? All I know is that the original post Get a man – The LongLiveTobe way brought me ...

MLK Day of Service 2018

I have decided to stick to love ... Hate is too great a burden to bear. Martin Luther King Jr. was born January 15th 1929. He is America’s most celebrated civil rights activist and his legacy is reprised even though he was assassinated at the young age of 39. Regardless of anyone’s thoughts on his ...

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