Spiritual Conformists?

Whenever something becomes hype and "poppin" many people think that they have to either imitate it, buy in to it or hop on the bandwagon. Listen, don't always believe the hype. The new wave of fascination with spirituality is no exception to this rule. Many people are using spirituality as the new religion; defining boundaries, …

Hidden Agenda Behind Police Brutality?

At this point, most of you have noticed the wave of police brutality has become a part of our reality. You're carrying on in your regular, fast-paced, daily grind. Trying to be a successful person in a rigged and oppressive system. Buying black. Drinking water and eating yo greens. Maintaining your spirituality. Trying your best …

AFROPUNK 2016

I was free to do, say and feel how the fuck I wanted! #AFROPUNK2016 was LIT! Shid, lit is an understatement. There was so much diversity in culture, style, music and just BEING. It was literally, a VISUAL ORGASM. I saw so much amazing people and was immersed in a subculture that defied norms, boxes, …

Self-Development Before Self-Destruction: PART 1 Mindset

🎶Self-destruction! You're headed for self-destruction!!🎶 As I blast the popular 80s anthem by Public Enemy I am compelled to think about what those words truly mean. Public Enemy was trying to get people to see the signs that lead to self-destruction. It was with the raising of the red-flag that the group could get youth to …

#BlackLivesMatter

This has been a sick past couple of weeks. From the Pulse shooting, Alton Sterling’s assassination in Baton Rouge, LA to Philando Castile’s murder in St. Anthony, Minnesota…I am completely done with America. I'm angry yet trying to process everything. Black people really have cause for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. We’ve been constantly seeing images …

Pulse Nightclub Massacre

"It's not called for. Live your life and leave other people alone. A baby is born without the knowledge of anything. The filters of the world created this, " said Maurice Patterson, 25 year-old Orlando resident and recent attendee of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The filters of the world, the blinders that cloud your …

The Pathological Family

If you're not having meaningful, and paradigm-shifting conversations with your friends often, then why are they your friends? Friends are supposed to challenge your belief systems, ideas and thinking without causing offense. This post came about from a conversation I had with two of my great friends last night. It's a topic that many of …