[Video] Young Black Men Choose Suits & Ties at Illinois High School To Defy Stereotypes

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Tweet  I was very impressed by this video and the following quote: “The negative stories told daily in the media and in our culture about our young African-American men tend to ignore their successes and don’t tell the full story about how young Black men are becoming leaders within our community schools,” said Centennial High counselor Tiffany […]

Life in Your 20s vs. 30s

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Tweet I came across this video today. Funny story, this weekend I was discussing what my plans were and whereas about 5-6 years ago I would think the sky is the limit it’s not anymore. My list of options involved more of the things I would not do rather than the things I would do. […]

10 Reasons He Can’t Stop Being a Bachelor

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Tweet These days a lot of us are choosing to be single. We’re throwing away the mentality that by a certain age we should “settle down.” I mean, the concept never really sounded that great to begin with. However, I think that society has afforded us a new opportunity to live fulfilling lives without letting […]

3 Things Men Get Wrong with Women That We Need to Stop

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Tweet I think it’s important that we realize that a lot of the behavior that goes on between both genders is predicated on the simple premise that it’s allowed. Just like most women will see another woman doing something wrong and choose to disassociate before mentoring, men will do the same. I can’t count the […]

Five Pieces of Advice I Wish I Could Give the Younger Me

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Tweet I’m 31 now. Ancient, past my prime, and “should be starting a family” come to mind.  I still have a lot of goals now that I wish I had undertaken earlier in my life, a lot of things I’ve yet to do and all the while that clock is ticking. Seems like only yesterday […]

What Do We Really Know About Relationships in 2014?

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Tweet I find it hard that in 2014, we are still rehashing many of the same issues we’ve been talking about for the last six years since blogging turned into the industry that it is now. As it pertains to relationships, every year there’s a whole new dose of the same issues and topics with […]

Why Men Hate Dates: The Dishonest Woman

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Tweet We’re finally past the lovey dovey hoopla that Valentine’s Day offers up. It’s well documented that I enjoy the vibe of the holiday. You all got a little look into some dates I’ve went on in past holidays. What we all witnessed last week were great acts of love. Instagram was overloaded with happy […]

Are Your Assets Depreciable?

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Tweet In terms of dating, is what you bring to the table valuable? To find out, make a list of 3-5 of your very best qualities. These are the attributes that set you, as a man, apart from other men (or in the case of women, set you apart from other women). For each quality […]

Benefits of Counseling & Therapy For African-Americans

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Tweet Silence, stigma, discrimination and shame shroud many things in the Black community; particularly, mental health awareness. I know I like to handle things myself.  After all, who knows you better than yourself? However, there is nothing like having an unbiased, open ear to the story of your life. There is power in utilizing the […]

Mr. Cee and Black Male Sexuality

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Tweet  It’s been some time since DJ Mr. Cee began to open up more about his sexuality. Not that it was anyone’s business anyway, but he was engaging in “illegal” activities; in particular, soliciting transgender prostitutes for fellatio. That is the only reason his activities were made public. He could’ve been a little bit more […]