The Culture


Politics
screen-shot-2016-09-25-at-12-59-09-am

PragerU: The Top 5 Issues Facing Black Americans

The Top 5 Issues Facing Black Americans by Taleeb Starkes Spoiler Alert: race isn’t in the top five.  The act of telling the truth about what ails blacks in America is taken as an act of war.  Until we can name the problem, and identify concrete steps to find solutions, nothing will improve. Transcript: What […]
The Culture
Screen Shot 2016-08-22 at 8.10.32 PM

The Pentatonic Musical Scale is a part of us all

Music always brightens my day.  To see someone uses music to show the inherent connectedness that exists between us all, even in the midst of so much negativity is a treat. In this video, musical genius Bobby McFerrin utilizes audience participation to reveal how much the Pentatonic Musical scale is a part of each of us.  So […]
The Culture
Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 1.25.52 PM

ICYMI: My Message to the Black Community

In case you missed it, I shot this video the afternoon of the Dallas police shootings just hours before it happened.  I got a ton of blow back for focusing on what ails our community instead of decrying violence by police and so on.  I stand by the video, because “fixing” black America isn’t a […]
Style
CRHJTF Woman sleeping in bed

Lack of good night’s sleep causes memory loss!

This is news to me, as it’s no secret that I’m not a great sleeper.  There are new studies out linking a lack of sleep to dementia and Alzheimer’s so this is serious business!  Some swear by Melatonin, Valerian, hot baths and warm milk. Let’s take this as a wake up call to renew our efforts […]
The Culture
428

The elusive path to success….

Instead of focusing our energy on how many black men are shot by the police each year (stats from the government show this isn’t an epidemic at all) policy makers should prioritize the repair of black families.  Our roots as a community stem from surviving oppression; in order to stay sane we practiced our faith […]
The Culture
Screen Shot 2016-07-11 at 3.14.23 PM

Fathers Matter: Larry Elder for Prager University

I discussed some of this in my latest Facebook Live video; traditional mores make for more success in life.  Statistics prove it, anecdotal stories, verify it, evidence of this truth is painfully evident in inner cities across this country.  No discussion on race or new legislation, can mitigate this truth.  It’s time we stopped ignoring […]
Style
Screen Shot 2016-05-31 at 3.17.33 PM

Be A Man: Get Married via Prager University

This is an excellent description of why marriage is so important to society.  With the average age of marriage for young American men going from 23 to 29, poverty and fatherlessness are becoming more prevalent.  Brad Wilcox explains why getting married is such a positive step for young men, the women they marry, and the […]