I didn’t want to start Season 3 until May because I knew that I’d need to get ahead on some pieces now that I have two pretty… Read more “She Thought It Was a… Taser?”
“The original ‘black lives matter’ was that the slaves’ lives mattered.” — Judge James Wynn, Jr. I tweeted this quote from Berean Baptist Church of Raleigh’s 2015… Read more “The Original Black Lives Matter”
A couple weeks ago, I released an episode called “All Emotion,” discussing the shooting of a close friend of mine who also happens to be a law enforcement officer. Today, I had the opportunity to sit down with him and talk about life in general, as well as his experience and how we, as a community, can move forward to create a safer Durham.
Thanks to my wife, I let this episode breathe. I wanted to release it immediately. It is all emotion. My voice cracks. While you can’t see them,… Read more “All Emotion”
n 2020, Black people have accounted for 52.8% of new gun purchases. In this episode, I unpack reasons why it makes sense for Black gun ownership to increase in the United States, especially at this point in time.
This episode ties closely into last episode but points out why, even though classism is the truest war, we still must combat racism if we want to be free. Check out the following excerpt for some context before jumping into this, my final episode of the first season.
Throughout the month of July, I’m doing a series called BBQ & Bourbon. Now, that’s kind of a misnomer. We won’t have barbecue each time and all… Read more “BBQ & Bourbon Ep. 1 – Leading and Protecting As a Black Man”
The new book, There’s A Storm Comin’: How the American Church Can Lead Through Times of Racial Crisis, by Pastor Dr. Dorrell Briscoe help Christians, especially white Christians, really step up and fight for their black brothers and sisters at a time where we can either continue on the same path or take a turn in the right direction. Check out my conversation with Dorrell in this episode.
I have had a few conversations about the end of Kendrick Lamar’s song “Mortal Man” from the album “To Pimp a Butterfly.” He truly speaks truth to power on it, touching on the fact that the youth will be the ones to fight back.
This government is failing and it’s doing so terribly. America cannot stand forever if it is on this path. A breaking point is being reached. Every great empire thought itself to be invincible but, eventually, live on only in the nostalgia of history. The present must draw on the recollection of the dead to honor those dynasties. We, soon, may enter the league of extraordinary word powers that once were.