Dr. Shaquille O’Neal, Ed.D. in Inspiration:

If you didn’t know, Shaquille O’Neal, The 19-year NBA superstar, received his Ed.D. in Leadership and Education with a specialization in Human Resource Development from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida on Saturday, May 5, 2012.* A Newark New Jersey native,  Shaq was drafted by the Orlando Magic with the first overall pick in the 1992 NBA […]

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Thoughts On Black America

Let’s begin with the facts: -Blacks make up 12.4% of the total US population (As of 2010) -Blacks make up 45% of the US prison population (As of 2010) -Vibe magazine is owned by InterMedia Partners -Ebony magazine is owned by JP Morgan Chase -Essence is owned by Warner Bros. and TIME -King and XXL […]

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A Long Way From Home

Yesterday I awakened in a bed unlike my own I arose to find myself in a different world A world I had no idea existed I ventured out that prison of walls to the outside only to find that I was surrounded Surrounded by people who looked like me but didn’t look like me at […]

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They Say

They say beauty is skin deep So I need an epidermal shovel to uncover that which is covered I need x-ray vision to envision these compositions that I’m missin’ Where is the beauty in life? Where is the beauty in this life Where is the beauty in my life Where being more than a human […]

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Little Ghetto Boy

  Little ghetto boy playin’ in the ghetto streets Don’t care who he gotta shoot down to make sure his family eats Slagin dope, gun runnin’, doin’ what he got to do Learnin how to roll blunts since the age of two Raised by a coked up, doped up, broke down mother Abandoned by his […]

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