Detoxifying Your Heart

Detox is such an essential physical health practice to remove the unhealthy toxins in our body. Whatever toxin you want to get rid of or cleanse you can look up a smoothie for that! But what about the toxins in your heartContinue reading “Detoxifying Your Heart”

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Through Tires and Tribulations

Last Friday night I had a great time catching up with my old co-workers. I suggested we meet at Coyo Taco, my FAVORITE restaurant in Wynwood. We broke bread and ventured out to explore Wynwood Walls. I even came across a life size Super Mario statue!

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Daniel Caesar – Freudian (Album Review)

A few months ago, I wrote a piece for Vibe Fridays: Daniel Caesar – Get You. In it I talked about Daniel Caesar, a relatively unknown from Toronto with buttery smooth vocals, church background, and soulful lyrics about love and life. Today I’ll talk about his debut album, Freudian.

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Alabama and Pragmatic Black Voters

Now that the smoke has settled from the heated Alabama election and we push forward towards the largest tax restructure in our lifetimes, what does Alabama tell us about the future of our nation? Why did black people choose Doug Jones over Roy Moore?

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In God I Trust

The past year has been a tough one for me. I’ve had highs and lows that have sculpted me into a man who I would not have recognized months before. I did one of the best things in my life and possibly one of the most dangerous: I asked God for something.

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My Identity in Him, Her, and Them

Until recently, I’ve been desperately searching for a sense of meaning while loneliness, hopelessness, and restlessness swallowed me whole. Sickness moved in as I began losing confidence in myself and the world around me. I lost my ability to interact with others as people have been become more apathetic and the notion of the United States is changing under my feet.

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Vibe Friday: Black Thought Blacks Out

Once Again, it is time for the resurrection of Vibe Fridays. Vibe Fridays are where I post videos, reviews, retro songs, reflections, and everything in between about Music.

This week is about the infamous Black Thought from the Legendary Roots Crew on Hot 97. Black goes in for 10 minutes of nothing but intricate rhymes, wordplay, and references that will leave your face screwed up.

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Democracy off the Rails

Wednesday started off in a positive note in the midst of the maelstrom of heartache and headache that the past year has been for a black person living in 45’s America. For those unplugged, yesterday Doug Jones won Alabama’s Senate seat after a highly contested battle against Roy Moore.

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He Loves Me…He Loves Me Not Part 2

He said, “Your different and special in every way imaginable. I want you Christina, I want ALL of you not just bit and pieces like you give everyone else.”

My stomach DROPPED…I sat in silence.

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