I Stand with Him: Why Colin Kaepernick’s Controversial GQ Cover is Long Overdue

GQ Magazine has officially named Colin Kaepernick as “Citizen of the Year” and I am completely overjoyed. Colin Kaepernick has spewed a much-needed dialogue amongst the American people. When the ex-quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the National Anthem, back in early September, the 30-year-old athlete gave birth to a movement […]

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Unplugging the ‘Gram

As some of you may know, I’ve taken few steps back from social media, Instagram especially… There were times where I found myself waking up in the AM and blindly scrolling for the morning tea (courtesy of @TheShadeRoom) and even stalking a few fashion pages for RiRi’s latest ‘fit; however, that vicious cycle of repeatedly […]

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Footprints

Lately, the idea of change has been heavy on my mind. My family and I lost an esteemed loved one who was the glue that somehow held our flock together. I tried to draft a blog post on my feelings early on but each attempt cascaded into a reminder of the sheer shock and pain. […]

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Affirmation

“Today, I affirm to walk boldly in the light of love and not cower at the darkness of doubt.” “Today, I affirm my circumstances can shape my joy – both good and bad. It’s all about how I look at things. Through it all, I am blessed beyond measure.” “Today, I affirm my failures will […]

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Why I Decided to Become A Mentor (Again)

Towards the end of my undergraduate studies, I came to the realization that I wanted to become a mentor. I wanted to warn the upcoming generation about issues that plagued them on and off Prairie View A&M University’s campus and I wanted to be a source of hope and help for our incoming freshmen. I […]

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Dear Baby Boomers

Dear Baby Boomers, I’m a millennial. And, I’m damn proud of it. And, as an esteemed millennial, I get sick and tired of enduring the criticisms associated with every baby born after 1981. We get a malicious rap for being entrepreneurial visionaries who believe the world should cater to our every beck and call. We […]

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False Prophets

Many people think they know me. They harp on the fact that they “see” me doing well, they pride themselves on knowing bits and pieces of my personal life and they even equate their opinions to rationales penetrated deep within scriptures of the New Testament. These individuals may include friends, family or, perhaps, close acquaintances; […]

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