Notice that nowhere in there did I claim to be a thug. I am no one’s nigger/nigga. I’m not a baby daddy ducking and dodging my responsibilities. I am not a criminal, a felon, nor have I ever been a suspect. But that can change with my hands up and the pull of a trigger…. … Continue reading MBTM
I was announced as a boy, I was born a son. In those first moments of life, every new breath I took confirmed my role as a baby brother, a grandson, a nephew, and a cousin.
I was being raised as a Black boy by strong Black women. They sent me off to become a student. I excelled. Before 1st grade I was someone’s best friend. 2nd grade I became a poet. I’ve never looked back. All the way till 6th grade I was a scholar.
In church I became a tenor, an usher, a Master of Ceremony, a soloist, a Sunday School teacher, a leader, and an object of affection (boyfriend?). Clearly…
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I was announced as a boy, I was born a son. In those first moments of life, every new breath I took confirmed my role as a baby brother, a grandson, a nephew, and a cousin. Two years later I became a big brother. I would repeat that role three more times. They began to … Continue reading Nouns: The Man Behind The Moms
This is why I fear having daughters. She would hate me because I would be in the biggest uproar and protest. How Young Is Too Young? On 57 Year Old 'Ray Donovan' Star Steven Bauer And His 18 Year Old Girlfriend.
"Maniacally, the mother brooded over her children (her children)...brooded over them like a cat over its kittens; but a cat that could talk, a cat that could say, 'My baby, my baby,' over and over again. 'My baby, and oh, oh, at my breast, the little hands, the hunger, and that unspeakable agonizing pleasure! Till … Continue reading Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
I still want and need MEN who want to tell their stories as well. Don't let the title fool you. This sight is for ALL PARENTS who had their children at YOUNG AGES and are developing and growing right along with their children. I am trying to build a community of people to give each … Continue reading We Need More