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
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)
Today, I met Mike Brown Sr. It was a truly taxing but enlightening moment. There were so many moments where I tied myself into knots. How would I feel if I were in the same place? Life comes at you quickly, will you be ready? The tragic thing about talking to Mike Brown Sr. was… Continue reading Meeting Mike Brown Sr.
After two letters to my daughter and one towards black women, I really spent a lot of time thinking about what young women go through in our world. How can I prepare my daughter or at least make her feel as powerful as I believe she can be? Who do girls look up to and… Continue reading Comics for my Daughter
After having a tough yesterday and really feeling defeated. I talked to some loved ones that helped me grasp staying sane until it's my time to give back. To combat the negativity we constantly see in news, I decided to occasionally look for positive stories and share them with you all. Today's Good News: The… Continue reading The Good News: New Jersey gives free baby boxes
I never thought I needed to write a post like this but I talked to two young men today that have been wrecked by poor decisions on their parents behalf. One gentleman found out that he had a sister that he used to play with as kids, but didn't know she was he actual sister until… Continue reading Don’t walk in their footsteps, Be better.
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)
Today's post started from a brief Twitter Conversation with Melinda Anderson @mdawriter : She definitely helped my brain get going on these ideas. And of course, thank you to the amazing Lauren Michelle Allen @MichelleHux for always being funny, thought-provoking, and warm to one of the thousands of people who follow her daily. Part Two… Continue reading Letter to my Daughter (Part 1)