Well, I’ll start with the relatively obvious: I’ve never been happier or more at peace. Anything is possible. I’m not saying that in the optimistic way, but in the pessimistic way. A few of you have at some point read Manning Marable’s excellent breakdown of Malcolm’s life; more of you I think watched the recent […]
Spotify damn near put me in the hospital this week; this falls under the ‘automatic shares when it pops up on my playlist’. For 4 minutes, I completely forget I’m not 19 years old anymore. College days… Enjoy!
My Frat ‘DJ Joe Brooks’ sent me his Valentine’s Day mix last night. It’s a nice blend of old school, blue eyed soul and reggae. Good music choice to start this week. Enjoy! https://soundcloud.com/dj-joe-brooks/v-day-mix-2018
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated was founded on December 4th, 1906. The ideals are Scholarship, Manly Deeds, and Love for All Mankind. In 2016, as much as any year before, my personal commitment to serve my religious community and all mankind has really come to the surface. So four years from now, when I […]
First, Kaepernick. Don’t have much to add here. My father, uncles, cousins, good friends are all veterans so I’ve always stood for the national anthem out of respect for them. But if the man doesn’t want to do it, and he’s expressed why he doesn’t want to do it, I’ve been there too. And […]
Relieved. Way back when, I was an intensely serious child. Most everyone admired me for it, in different ways. I was intelligent. I was curious. I was ‘angry’, in the sense I was fascinated by all the whys and hows of what brought all of us to where we are. I was an avid student […]
Always holds a special place for me, not just as a hip hop jam of its time, but the theme we used for my Dean’s greeting back in the day. Enjoy!