If we don’t give our hoods around the world a seat at the table there will not be any real unity within the Diaspora, and consequently no changes to the oppression we face in the world.
Over a year ago the world was introduced LaVar Ball sitting court side of his son Lonzo Ball’s basketball game as he prepared to lead UCLA on…… Read more “They’re Hating, I’m Inspired: What Black Fathers Can Learn From LaVar Ball”
Two years ago when Justin Scott, better known to the rest of the world as Big KRIT, dropped his classic album Cadillactica, it was like a new…… Read more “The Second Gospel of KRIT: Why 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time is Good News to Hip-Hop”
“Shoes was the worstest trouble. We weared rough russets when it got cold, and it seem powerful strange they’d never git them to fit… We prays for…… Read more “The Theology of a Sneakerhead”
It seems as much as I try to avoid conversations about the ugliness of our race relationships in America, the more I have to talk about them.…… Read more “Black People Have A Reason to Be Mean, But We’re Not… You’re Welcome!”
I have been a youth pastor for over 6 years. Over these years, I have spoken with hundreds of youth about depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, sex, drinking,…… Read more “Why You Should Watch 13 Reasons Why With Your Teen/Young Adult”
Yes, the title is click bait. And yes, I am classifying Kendrick Lamar’s latest, certified-platinum (its only been three weeks, y’all!) album DAMN. as a sermon. Scratch…… Read more “Let’s Be Honest: DAMN. Is One of The Best Sermons I’ve Heard in a While”