Cancer Steals Another…I reflect on the memories of my beloved friend who lost her battle to cancer. Life is short and unpredictable. Draft a will and tell folks how much you love them. #cancersucks #love
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There has been a swirling controversy over a freestyle that rapper Jay Z performed at his Webster Hall conference in May. His freestyle, which was to honor slain rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle, has the following lyrics:
Gentrify your own hood before these people do it/ Claim eminent domain and have your people move in/ That’s a small glimpse into what Nipsey was doing/ For anybody still confused as to what he was doing.”
Some folks said on Twitter that gentrification can only be viewed in a negative way because it requires pricing people out of their own neighborhood.
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In honor of Father’s Day, I’m sharing some of the greatest pieces of advice my father has given me over the years. He tended to speak in parables/riddles – it … Continue reading Pearls of Wisdom From Papa P.
Hey RLD Fam, Super thrilled that my latest piece appears on the blog Very Smart Brothas. They are doing a series “America in Black”. My piece explores the stereotypes and … Continue reading You’re So Different: Ok, But What Makes You Black?
New on The Root: You Can Be Pro-Black and a Prosecutor. I take on the case for having an open mind on Senator Kamala Harris’ work as a prosecutor.