Is College As Necessary As It Once Was? (Podcast)

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Negro Please is back for Episode 2! In this episode the  guys continue their discussion from episode one. They cover their personal college experiences as well as discuss whether or not college is still a prudent decision heading into the real world. Was/Is it really worth it? Find out what these guys think. DamnPops is […]

How Can Your New Lover Measure Up To Your Ex In Bed?

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This past weekend I was able to watch Chris Rock’s “Kill The Messenger” stand up special again. If you’ve followed my writing you know that I gain a lot of inspiration from stand up acts. We laugh at most jokes because we relate. Kill The Messenger is one joint that grew on me over time. […]

The Negro Please Podcast: Cool, New, Necessary

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SBM fam, I’m back and I bring some cool news. If you aren’t aware  my good friend Lejorne (@GreatLeys) and myself  have launched our new podcast site over at negropleasepodcast.com. It’s a new endeavor for the both of us but one that we’re both immensely excited about. As you visit the site you’ll learn more about […]

Ask A Black Man: The Experience

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  We are in full swing of the second season of Ask A Black Man on Madame Noire. I had the opportunity to participate and was glad to. I was a fan of the first season and appreciated what the series was striving for. There’s nothing like seeing guys come together and speak candidly on […]

Are You Worthy Of Being Committed To?

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There’s a funny irony when you’re a writer who enjoys writing about relationships and dating. How could someone with all these wide perspectives still be a “single black male?” I’ve always thought that if you’re in the business of sharing perspective then it’s all good. Like Charles Barkley says, “There are no experts, only God […]

She Got Body Part 3: Is There A Line Between Thick And “Fat?”

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So about two months ago I was heavily into a reality show on Lifetime called “Big Women, Big Love.” I was fascinated by it and many of you who follow my work know my interest in alternative reality shows. This show examined the plight of plus sized women which the world would label “fat.”  The […]

She Got Body Part 2: You With All Those “Curves”…

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This is part two of the “She Got Body” series here on SBM. Part one was last week and covered the topic of women who were late bloomers and became “finer” as they got older. Give that a look here. This week I wanted to speak on a different aspect of body image that is […]

She Got Body: Back Then They Didn’t Want Me…

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“She Got Body” is a three part series I’m beginning today. In this series I’ll give one black man’s opinion on different topics concerning body image in today’s society. Throughout the series I’ll do my damnedest to be sensitive to most feelings. I can’t please everyone, but I think there are some conversations worth having. […]

Do Men Need To Show More Affection?

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Men and affection will always be a topic of conversation. The relationship between how we show affection and our age group plus societal influences will always have it’s relevance. Recently I read a tweet from a young lady I follow on Twitter. I consider her to be a pretty sharp girl and I value her […]

Fellas, STOP Being Thirsty In The Club

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It’s over ladies and gentlemen, it’s all over. NYC is getting back to normal after an eventful NBA All Star Weekend. It was personally fun for me being that I was about eight years old the last time New York hosted the All Star game. The plan for my weekend was simple. Stay busy, that’s […]