One Time For Mother Earth

"I'm happy Donald Trump became the president b/c we gotta destroy before we elevate." -- Rick Ross I don't often speak on my political views but I'm pretty sure you're able to figure out where I stand. Today, the president signed an executive order removing funding that was intended to be used to offset the … Continue reading One Time For Mother Earth

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In The Mix

How often do you hear stories of black kids robbing stores? Or getting into trouble at school? Or participating in gang violence? For me, it's too often, especially when there are more instances of black kids succeeding and working hard and dreaming the impossible. This weekend, I got to see the often overlooked personified by … Continue reading In The Mix

Guilty of Murder

One thing that kills me is when people print out EVERYTHING eight times. Mind you, I know that sometimes, it's easier to edit when something is printed. But 4 copies of a six page document printed out one-sided every time you update a draft is not only superfluous; it is irresponsible. The earth is dying. … Continue reading Guilty of Murder

The Sword With Two Edges

Technology is great, right? It allows us to connect with anyone anywhere at any time of the day. Think about what it must've been like 200 years ago when you wanted to reach out to your parents while you were away at college or had just moved up to New York to chase your big … Continue reading The Sword With Two Edges

Know What You’re Ready For

I know myself. I know where I am in life. I know what I want right now. And I know how much time I want to invest in my career. Right now, I don't want to invest 60+ hours a week in my job. So I wouldn't apply for a position that requires that, no … Continue reading Know What You’re Ready For

If You’re Serious About It

This past weekend, I was at the screening of Creative NC, a documentary about creative culture in North Carolina and one guy said something that was profound to me. He said that if not getting enough likes on your artwork can discourage you from being an artist, you're not going to make it. I find … Continue reading If You’re Serious About It

Character Over Everything

I don't care what you have or what social circles you frequent. The number of square feet in your home do not matter, nor do the businesses you own. Hitler owned Maybachs. Hillary knew Donald long before either of the two knew they'd run for president. Slave owners had some of the largest homes in … Continue reading Character Over Everything