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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 ...

When a legend calls, you answer

It was pure chance that I met Rahman (better known as Folabi). We both had applied for an accounting internship at a small company and were excited when we were awarded the positions. We were complete strangers; two young men looking for resume builders and more importantly at the time, extra cash! I remember our ...

Protect Our Women

It’s a crazy time in our world; a lot of natural disasters, political turmoil, race tension, nuclear war talk, just to name a few concurrent issues. Every day I wake up it seems something new is on the table. As hard as it is shift our attention, I beg of you to hear me out ...

Advice To Young Men Entering College

Once upon a time, I was a freshman in college. “Bring it on,” I thought to myself; the girls, the parties and all the freedom from parents I could imagine. A decade later, I look back at how shortsighted my vision for college life was. Sitting at my desk trying to get inspiration for more ...

A brief story: The Reformed Sneakerhead

Today, being a sneakerhead is a complicated hobby. Backdoor policies at stores, resellers and hypebeasts make it an arduous task collecting your favorite pair of sneakers (I’ll try not to sound like the bitter old guy that couldn’t score a pair of yeezy’s because the kids in front of me copped 5 pairs each lol). ...

Get A Man – The LongLiveTobe way

*Disclaimer: These are views from a single man. Don’t come crying to me because my methods didn’t guarantee the man of your dreams. Go and pray sis.   I grew up with 3 beautiful sisters and a lovely mother in a single parent household. I had an older brother, but he was out of the ...

I Love You (without a “pause”)

I was texting my good friend earlier today and had a “Pause” moment. When a guy says something that could be twisted into insinuating homosexuality, it’s common for that guy to say “Pause” after speaking. This may be news to some, but to others it’s for the culture.   This good friend of mine actually ...