Obama Talks About Leadership at Dreamforce

There is no question that as an African American there is something magical about knowing that a black man was President of the United States during your lifetime. When I was a kid, I would have never imagined that even being a possibility. After all, my father grew up during segregation. Whether one agrees with…

Discovering Avalanche at Breckinridge Brewery Bar

Breckinridge Vanilla Porter is one of my favorite beers and I typically don’t even like porters. So when passing time in the Denver airport, I was ecstatic to find a Breckinridge Brewery bar. I tried two different brews and settled on the second. Avalanche was a very hearty brew, full-bodied and a clean finish, with…

Reminiscing in Indy

Sometimes when we think about times in our lives when we weren’t particularly happy, we only remember the things that led to that feeling of unhappiness. My teenage years were not joyous by any definition. It was a period marked by instability, bouncing back and forth from my father’s house, dealing with extreme depression, self-medicating…

All American Licensing Packs A Punch As It Signs Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment

AAL to License Stan Lee Brand to Multi-Tiered Retail Distribution Following Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment’s recent announcement of upcoming projects  Los Angeles, CA – August 1, 2019 – All American Licensing (AAL) has signed on with Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment, Inc. to develop a comprehensive portfolio of uniquely branded products based on the global icon Stan Lee, including his…

A Protest on Behalf of Little Picky Eaters

Many people grow up being taught by their parents to eat whatever they are given. However, as a lifelong picky eater, I have to protest! I don’t believe in forcing kids to eat food they don’t like. My step-dad and some other family members did that to me when I was a kid and I…

I hate being called Queen!

I got my first tattoo a few months after my 18th birthday. Freaknik was about to happen and I was a freshman at Clark Atlanta University. “Hotlanta” was about to house thousands of black college students, for our very own spring break festival, and I was definitely going to get my sex on. What better…

Breathlessly Pondering

Dear Lover, When I’m with you, I feel as if I’m being slowly consumed with every touch. I lose myself, taken away to a plane slightly lower than nirvana. It’s as if my body is not real, as if it were merely a catalyst to transform your energy. As our lips touch, and I feel…