Tag: Black Men

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Are you a Man or a Young Man?

Life is sweet! I haven’t been as consistent with my blog posts due to everything God has been revealing to me. I’m 100% sure I’ll be going back to school this spring, getting a new apartment, visiting more family members, traveling, and taking on new responsibilities at work. That’s just to name a few things ...

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