Cliff & Claire. Will & Jada. Bey & Jay. Ayesha & Steph. Barack & Michelle.
In the nearly 100 years since humans created the ability to produce motion picture films with sound, there have been millions of depictions of Black Love. Continue reading “Relationship Goals”
Okay, let’s start at the end: It’s 6am. A young woman is pacing up and down the half block in front of my bldg across the street. “Excuse me miss, I just got robbed…” Her voice tails off. She stands in the street, pushed off the sidewalk by a crusty pile of snow, the remnants of a blizzard five days ago. Continue reading “6am in The Bronx”
Erica is from Harlem, New York City. At the time of her interview, she was living in Brooklyn and spending her days “working, being heavily involved with the young people’s ministry at my church, spending time with my sister, and reading a lot more.”
Erica’s Most Likely To is: Most Likely to Impact Change
Continue reading “Conversation No. 29 – Talking with Erica”
Over the weekend, while eating breakfast at my favorite diner, I saw two elderly women rise from their seats in the booth next to me and embrace each other in an extended hug while saying those words to each other. This simple combination of gesture and word, this display of authentic friendship, stopped me in the middle of my meal. Continue reading “Thank You For Being Here”
Warning: The images and opinions below contain numbers and graphs…about the behavior of men and women…when they’re dating…online. Proceed with caution…but definitely proceed!
Continue reading “Truth and Reconciliation…Dating and Data”
A few days ago, one of my long-time mentors told me that he was asked to speak to a group of young people and wanted my opinion about what he should say.
Continue reading “3 Things to Do While You’re Single”
My dad told me this when I was in high school. It was in the middle of one of those, “I’m going to drop some knowledge on you, you ‘gon learn today” speeches parents give when their teenagers go into the “I KNOW Mom/Dad, you can’t tell me anything” stage of life.
Continue reading “V-Day – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”