Family, God, Letters, Personal Stories, Personal Thoughts, Politics, Writings

Letter to A Black Son in America

A few months ago, I wrote a Letter to My Son, a lot of it was about how to be a healthy man, devoid of toxic masculinity, highlighting some of the most important lessons I've learned. Today, I write this one to him when he gets older. P.S. You can check my letters to my… Continue reading Letter to A Black Son in America

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Family, Letters, Music, Society Soundoff, Writings

Beyonce and the Beauty of Pregnancy (Letter to Moms)

While it has not been confirmed, the internet is abuzz with the possibility of Beyoncé giving birth to her second and third child. Continuing with Women's Week here at Everything's Magnificent, why not highlight the Queen Bey? While I am not a card-carrying member of the Hive™, I do respect greatly what she symbolizes for… Continue reading Beyonce and the Beauty of Pregnancy (Letter to Moms)

Family, God, Inspiration, Letters, Writings

How Prayer Saved My Grandmother & Me

I've talked before about my grandmother and the way she molded my life for the better. She had a cameo as my angel in my Letter to Black Women and frankly, I can talk about her until I'm blue in the face. But, the story I want to share today is how a simple prayer changed my… Continue reading How Prayer Saved My Grandmother & Me

Letters, Life, Love, Writings

Letter to My Son

I've already written two letters to my daughter and one to black women but today goes to my son (that doesn't exist). With all the extensive pressure to perform and live a certain way to society's standards, I want to reach out to him. I want to give him some lessons I've never gotten about growing… Continue reading Letter to My Son

Letters, Personal Thoughts, Writings

Letter to Black Women

I've written a couple of letters now to different people including my possible future daughter but this letter is for all of the amazing women that have raised, protected, and loved me. This one is for you. Dear Black Woman, Thank you. I could not even begin how to thank you for your strength and guidance… Continue reading Letter to Black Women

God, Inspiration, Letters, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

In Honor of Martin

In honor of Martin Luther King's Birthday, I wanted to write something about MLK's legacy. I found myself at a lost for words from the mere scope of who he was as a man. So much can be said about his legacy and even the way his legacy has been used since his death. Many… Continue reading In Honor of Martin

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Letter to President Obama

In honor of the 44th President of the United States and his farewell address, I pen this letter to him. Dear President Barack Obama, As you just finished your farewell speech, I struggle with your leaving office. Without me ever actually meeting you, you have managed to inspire me so profoundly that I am crying… Continue reading Letter to President Obama

Letters, Life, Love, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Same Drugs: Growing Up and Growing Apart

Today is dedicated to an old friend and past love. I writing this to finally have my own type of closure. This is inspired by Same Drugs by Chance the Rapper. You can find the lyrics here. It's hard watching someone grow up, especially you. I had fallen in love with your zest, heart, and… Continue reading Same Drugs: Growing Up and Growing Apart

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Letter to My Daughter (Part 2)

Today is the second post inspired from a conversation with Melinda Anderson @mdawriter and Lauren Michelle Allen @MichelleHux . Thank you again for the chance to get my thoughts out. If you want to see Part 1, click here Be Honest: The worst thing you can do in any field of your life is lie.… Continue reading Letter to My Daughter (Part 2)