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

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 Share on Tumblr 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 […]

The Art and Science of Mixing and Matching Your Suit Style

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 Share on Tumblr  Suits make getting dressed simple. Don’t believe us? Just consider wearing suit jacket separate from your trousers to look sharp and put-together. In fact, wearing suit separates is one secret weapon of the true stylish men but you need to know the basics to remix the suit and steal their killer look. […]

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

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 Share on Tumblr “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 […]

No Valentine? NO PROBLEM!

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 Share on Tumblr It’s that time of year again. Tweets of bitterness of conversations of $200.00 dates can only mean one thing! It is Valentine’s Day season. Three days from you reading this I am anticipating that you’ll be occupied exactly how you wish to be. Valentine’s Day is arguably one of the most polarizing […]

Why Men Should Enjoy The Holiday Offseason

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 Share on Tumblr Happy new year to everyone, and one time for Stuart Scott! I hope everyone had an enjoyable break or semi-break. I happened to thoroughly enjoy mine minus a couple of nonsensical events. But what’s a holiday season without those right? So now we’re in January and the dust is settled. For the […]

You Are Appreciated: A Letter to Black Women

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 Share on Tumblr Dear Ladies: I depend a lot on current events and hot topics to help put together the pieces that I write. A lot of inspiration I have comes from conversations with people. The second source of inspiration is probably from things going on in social media.  At the core of all of […]

The Time Was Illmatic: An Interview With The Director And Producer Of “Time Is Illmatic”

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 Share on Tumblr The following Interview was posted previously in Ammo Magazine by Shannon Thomas. In April 1994, Apartheid was the plague that cloaked South Africa. Former president Richard Nixon had just suffered a stroke. Rudolph Guiliani still presided as mayor of New York City’s cold, concrete streets. In the midst of all that was […]

The Last of a Dying Breed: The Fall of Generation Y and the Rise of the Millennial

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 Share on Tumblr We all have to get used to the fact that our time as Gen Y and our prime is in its sunset. Moreover, that the Millennial’s time has come; it’s their time to lead now. I realize that my mindset about loyalty to traditional roles of employment and being focused on making […]

How Do We Help The Friend That Won’t Listen?

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 Share on Tumblr By now you’ve heard about this little pop tart moment Chris Brown had on Monday. If you’re not familiar, take a quick look a  post on Madame Noire here. In a nutshell the ladies of the talk show “The Real” on Fox were having a roundtable discussion about  what they called “inter-friend-tions.” […]

Will America Ever Fully Embrace Women’s Sports?

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 Share on Tumblr I could’ve chose any woman to place above but I selfishly had to put up Skylar Diggins because I’m not sure of many things in the world better than her. But today is about some new business and a subject that strays from my usual M.O. I love sports and today’s topic […]