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Monkey See, Monkey Do

How much do I really care? Monday 5:42 am: my Amtrak train from Maryland departs on its way to New York Penn Station. 7:30 am: I wake up from sleeping on the train to find myself somewhere between Philadelphia and new Jersey I believe. I go back to sleep 8:47 am: my train is delayed, […]

Are Yall Not Tired Of Being Lied To?

One of my favorite rappers and the urban philosopher, Jay Wayne Jenkins aka Jeezy once stated, “if a nigga lie to your face, how you respect him.” That bar has always stuck with me for because it speaks to some of the most basic truths of life. One being respect and another integrity. While these […]

Regret. Pride. Stubborn.

Happy new year. Holidays. Merry Christmas. Happy Kwanzaa. Hanukkah. All that good stuff. Let’s talk about faith. Faith, to me, is believing in something you can’t validate but knowing it’s the right choice. Faith is going with ya “gut feeling”. Faith is going through the lows knowing the highs will follow. That gut feeling, that’s […]

Cook That Shit Up Baby

In a time where trapper turnt rapper is at a all-time high, Lil Baby is rather refreshing. Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia’s Zone 4 district, he is garnering a lot of traffic, at a rapid pace. The story goes he was released from prison this year & got straight to it. Having shared three solo projects […]

Liar Liar Pants On Fire

Donald Trump is a liar. He lied when he was a citizen and spewed birther truths about former President Barack Obama. He lied during his campaign when he said that he would lock up Hillary Clinton for her emails and a bunch of other things. Since coming into the Oval office he’s lied about the […]

Death Would Be Too Easy For Dylann Roof

On Tuesday it was announced that Dylann Roof, 22 would be sentenced to death for the June  2015 killings of nine black church goers at Emmanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Twelve jurors deliberated for three hours and came to an unanimous decision to impose the death penalty. If there was any case […]

Consider The Double Standard

Last night four suspects in Chicago were arrested for allegedly kidnapping and torturing a white man with mental challenges. The kidnapping was posted to one of the alleged suspects Facebook live feeds before going viral. The man whose name hasn’t been released yet was said to be held hostage from 24-48 hours. This is a […]

Selective Humanity

I promised myself a while back that I would stop writing about the deaths of black men in the United States by law enforcement. It was no reason to beat a dead horse in my mind. I’m 24-years-old and I’m ok with the fact that this is life in the United States of America, it’s […]