Your life is a race and like any race there is a coach, fans, spectators, and other competitors. While you run, your coach (God) is confidently watching you patiently anticipating your victory. He knows every hurtle and every mile is one He trained you to overcome, not necessarily with ease, but with success.   […]

Like most babies of the 80’s and kids of the 90’s who grew up in the tri-state area, it’s difficult to segment my love for Angie Martinez from my love for hip hop. Why? Simple. I learned hip hop from Angie. I listened to her on the radio every day for years. She has interviewed […]

You may remember a few months ago when Melissa Harris Perry, writer, professor, television host, and political commentator, walked away from her role as commentator at MSNBC. In the process of quitting her job, MSNBC denied operating on the backend to cancel her show. I want to highlight Melissa Harris Perry in our Wonder Woman series […]

It’s a rhetorical question, really. One I’ve been thinking about, a lot, lately. I wasn’t raised to be a risk taker. Quite the opposite. I was raised to be logical, careful, thoughtful. My risk-taking personality has been somewhat of a frustration to my mother who is by far the most logical person I know and […]

Books are made, in part, for summer. Warm summer nights at the park or in my back yard, beach days, flights and vacations; the lush, green, sunny days of summer beg for a book to be brought into its midst. This year, I kept my Summer Reading List shorter than usual. My goal is to […]