When you grow up broke, you really never know that you are broke.  Or better yet,  how broke you are. You just figure out ways to feel less and less broke. It is all about perspective and creative imagination so you don’t get so discouraged when you are young.   When I was growing up … Continued

  In 2003, a friend of mine was in New York when the “great Northeast blackout” hit. More than 50 million people lost power from eight states, including all the way up to Ontario, Canada. My friend and his bride were at the JFK airport when everything fell apart. An announcement came over the airport … Continued

    The Crucible Project is one of the most authentic places I have ever experienced … where men of color like me can get a glimpse of what co-equal relationships with our white brothers can look and feel like. You see, even today there are certain injustices that African-American men face on a relatively … Continued