Writings

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? This is Part Two of my piece from last week. If… Continue reading Alabama and Pragmatic Black Voters

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Writings

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… Continue reading My Identity in Him, Her, and Them

Writings

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. While it would take me an… Continue reading Democracy off the Rails

Writings

A Continuation of my Mental Health Story

I've written multiple times about my struggles with Mental Health. I've talked about Depression multiple times over, Anxiety, ADHD, Medication, and Social Media Addiction. I'm going into another phase of the process. Getting essential help. A few months ago I completely broke down. Mentally I couldn't take it anymore and collapsed under the pressure. I couldn't finishing… Continue reading A Continuation of my Mental Health Story

Writings

Personal Police Stories & Blackness

There is a common misconception in the media about black people and the police. Some people trust them, some hate them, and some are indifferent. Growing up in Detroit, I was indifferent. A lot of my personal interactions were good. Police came to school to talk, Police Athletic League, and some of the officers I… Continue reading Personal Police Stories & Blackness

Magnificent Musings, Writings

Allyship, Feminism, Intersectionality and Me

My goal for this week is to dedicate this week to women and various topics along the spectrum. I touched on something from the Bible regarding womanhood, I spoke on the Wonder Woman movie and today I wanted to talk about allyship, feminism, and intersectionality.   I've been thinking for the past few months about… Continue reading Allyship, Feminism, Intersectionality and Me

Blogging

My Personal Lessons to Potential Bloggers

I've been writing consistently about various topics for around six months. I've tried different names and writing styles. I've produced a good amount of content to various results. One of the comments I've heard the most is how do I do it? How can I become a blogger? I have a couple of tips from… Continue reading My Personal Lessons to Potential Bloggers

Writings

Working on Eating Right (and Eating at All)

This week is all about physical health. I've been reflecting on the things to try to get me to peak physical condition. I have a major birthday milestone coming up and I have been thinking that I have to take care of my body before it's too late. Food is amazing. Am I right? Yes,… Continue reading Working on Eating Right (and Eating at All)

Writings

How I Learned How to Pray

For the record, I am probably ten years old deep down inside. I never learned how to pray from someone. I always did the poem prayers but never learned how to make my own. So, when I talk about a relationship with God. This is new for me. Here's what I learned so far about prayer.… Continue reading How I Learned How to Pray

Writings

Curses & Swear Words

When I was a little child, I was outstandingly pure. I was the little boy who constantly told my grandmother and other family members about their language. I even remember the first time I swore, under provocation of classmates, I cried for 20 minutes because I felt bad. Now that I'm part-sailor, I wonder, should… Continue reading Curses & Swear Words