Pay It Forward –

  Today I’m throwing some love back to one of my hardest working fraternity brothers. I first met Brother Lawrence Ross many years ago when he did a meet and greet for his book ‘The Divine Nine’ (which I also highly suggest for your bookshelf if you’re an active or inactive member of one of […]

Song of the Day – ‘The Alpha Phi Alpha Hymn’

  Taking a break from the normal silliness to pay respect to part of my legacy.  On this day in 1906, the coldest of all Fraternities came into existence, and I want to say ‘Happy Founder’s Day’ to all of my brothers, the neos and the oldheads alike.  I was lucky enough to go to […]

Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?

  One of the things I enjoy most about social media (Twitter specifically) is the ability to converse with people you may not get to in your normal routine of life.  I get on the interwebs and have fun (as you probably know since you’re online reading this).  One of the unexpected benefits that I’ve […]

Teeth Sweat & 6 More Reasons I Love the Black & Gold

  Saturday will be the Founders Day of an organization dear to my heart, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.  Like many who pledged as an undergrad I don’t consider myself ‘active’ anymore, but every December 4th I think about the ways the fraternity shaped me, then and now.  Here are 7 things that come to […]