Father’s Day Musings

Father’s Day was a couple of weekends ago and I did something I hadn’t done in years. I spent it with my father. I stopped trying to spend Father’s Day with him after making plans to do so and being jilted a couple of times. I’ll spare you the details but needless to say I…

Happy Father’s Day to Mothers?

It’s no secret that there are probably millions of children on this earth with absentee fathers. They may be absent due to death, distance, bad relations between the parents, they’ve been found unfit to parent, or just plain old deadbeats. However, I do not agree with this new phenomenon to acknowledge women who have  played…

7 Reasons I Don’t Post My Relationship On Social Media

I’ve always said that my private life was not for public consumption. I can’t say that I’ve never posted a picture of myself and my significant other on social media but I never tag it with words letting the world know that he’s my Boo. I let the outside wonder. It’s just safer that way.…

The White Man’s Ice

I recently started working for an African America publication and one of the first leads I received for a story was about African Americans who were picked to head historically white organizations. I immediately asked myself, is this newsworthy because black men were picked to hold positions traditionally held by white men or is this…

The View From Mars: What Men Think About V Day

After we stuff all the turkeys, wrap all the gifts and scream “Happy New Year,” there is one more holiday we usually celebrate before the season of spring. It’s Valentine’s Day. Once a schoolboy’s playground for sending out romantic gestures—such as “pick me” or “kiss me” in the form of colorful heart-shaped candy—has now become…

She Wore That To Church!!

I don’t think I told you guys that I am now co-hosting a new weekly Christian blogtalk show called Spiritually Speaking. We recently discussed the topic of Christian behavior. One of the things brought up was the attire many women select to attend church services. I’d like to expound. I have no problem with casual…