God, podcast, Writings

Church and State

Isaiah 9:6 says that the government will be on Jesus' shoulders, but how do we reconcile that in a country and an age that vehemently defends the exclusivity of the two?

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Personal Thoughts, Politics, Reflections, 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

Misc. Magnificence, Politics, Writings

The Time has Come!

Take a deep breath, now pleasantly release a sigh of relief. It's Good News Tuesdays and we've got good news! Here's a little hope for humanity. After yet another tragic mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas last Sunday where 26 people were killed, people nationwide have run to the support of the victims. Through nearly… Continue reading The Time has Come!

Politics, The Good News, Writings

The Good News: McCain Mans Up

While I don't want to get to political on this beautiful Tuesday Thursday evening, I think its important to acknowledge when someone in the government is getting it and guess who's come to the dark side? Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) McCain announced he's backing a Democratic bill requiring social media companies to tell it all… Continue reading The Good News: McCain Mans Up

Personal Thoughts, Politics, Reflections, Writings

Looking at America on the 4th

In honor of the fourth, I've been spending a lot of time thinking about what it means to be American. From the very first moment I think about the red, white, and blue, I also must think about the color of my skin, Black. What does America mean to me? America is the land of… Continue reading Looking at America on the 4th

Family, Ideas, Personal Thoughts, Politics, Reflections, Society Soundoff, Writings

Ultimate Wishes for Changing America Pt. 1

Yesterday I wrote aboutĀ Religious Bystanders in PoliticsĀ and racked my brain thinking of the different fields that need immediate change. Last week, a close friend asked me if I had the power to make anything I say come true without consequence, what would I do? The catch is, I do not know how long my powers… Continue reading Ultimate Wishes for Changing America Pt. 1

God, Personal Thoughts, Politics, Writings

Religious Bystanders in Politics

This weekend I spent a lot of time just existing. It's good to take some time off of writing to recharge the battery and refill the heart. In the midst of that, I found myself hurting. The more stories I read of misfortune, the more my heart hurts. I really question shouldn't every Christian feel… Continue reading Religious Bystanders in Politics

Family, Friendship, Personal Thoughts, Politics, Reflections, Writings

Ubuntu: The Essence of Humanity

One of the most eye-opening moments in my life was when I was sitting in the audience of Marc Lamont Hill speaking on Martin Luther King Day. I initially didn't know what to expect but he eventually let me stunned as he ended the speech about activism and the concept of Ubuntu. Ubuntu has become… Continue reading Ubuntu: The Essence of Humanity

Politics, Reflections, Writings

Women in Politics

While I have been studying politics for nearly four years at this point, I am still a relative neophyte to the national players and inner-workings of Washington. Recently, I was asked, how do I feel about women in Politics? In short, I love women in Politics. The most obvious question in connection with women in… Continue reading Women in Politics

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