male/female relations

Proof of Power – The 52 Book Project

It is time for me to make a change before the school year even starts.

I have been thinking long and hard about one of the aspects of my life that I am lacking in: reading books. While I do read “sometimes”, I don’t read enough books on a consistent basis. Also, I am noticing […]

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    Some Relationships are Meant to be Short Term – Plain Truth 103

Some Relationships are Meant to be Short Term – Plain Truth 103

Have you ever been in a situation in which you are having a great time, yet you know it is not meant to last? It is probably one of those moments where you want to enjoy the situation for as long as possible. You even grow comfortable in it. Still, you know that the […]

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    The Epidemic of Black Bitterness and Self Hatred – Plain Truth 102

The Epidemic of Black Bitterness and Self Hatred – Plain Truth 102

Throughout my few years of blogging, I have always been amazed at some of the responses that I receive. Some of them are overwhelmingly positive. Others? Not so much. However, I am still thankful for the fact that I can sometimes illicit a response.

Yet, it is one of those responses to my blog that […]

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    Too Close to Home: The Dangerous Epidemic of Date Rape Drug Usage

Too Close to Home: The Dangerous Epidemic of Date Rape Drug Usage

When women took offense to Rick Ross’s lyric about spiking drinks with drugs, some thought they were overreacting. To be honest, it IS a rap lyric. However, for many people it is a reality that is all too real and scary as all hell. Many of us don’t think that we are even close […]

Love, Family, and The Best Man Holiday

Damn, this was a great movie. Although people may knock it for being either overly sentimental or predictable, I feel that it covered some real issues. It actually took on some modern world situations and made them fitting for movie viewing. Yet, it never lost the reality of how situations play out. Mixing all […]

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    Angel Cakes – When You Do What Others Think You Should Not

Angel Cakes – When You Do What Others Think You Should Not

One of the many problems that people face every day is their association with “aspiration killers”. Whatever it is that people may want to do (feasible or not) the “killers” will work their way into making you thing otherwise. For many of us, this actually works. For others, it only makes them work harder. […]

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    The Problem with Young Men is Positive Male Influence – Plain Truth 101

The Problem with Young Men is Positive Male Influence – Plain Truth 101

The colleague-in-writing-crime Breazy Taylor recently dropped his post called “Are You Man Enough”. It deals with the emasculation of the male in the present American society. Impressively enough, it didn’t take on any racial slants. Rather, it was an all-inclusive look into how “men aren’t even being men anymore”. In his eyes, too many […]

Good Girls Are NOT Unicorns – CCL 87

Males and females have always found ways to either get along or not. Conceptually, we have tendencies to be different. Men are supposed to be “more logical” and “feral”. Women, on the other hand, are supposed to be more “nurturing” and “desirous of a monogamous relationship”. Thus, you can expect disagreements to begin from […]

Maria Kang and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

If you have seen the lady posing with her kids showing off her toned body, then you are aware of the attention she has been getting. Maria Kang took the photos with her kids to PROMOTE HER COMPANY (proper context, people). Many found her to be visually inspirational. Others, however, took offense to the […]

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    When Do Black People Stop Caring About Other Races’ Opinions? – CCL 85

When Do Black People Stop Caring About Other Races’ Opinions? – CCL 85

One bad apple spoils the bunch. – Unknown

A bad apple may spoil the bunch because we never open the bag and toss its spoiled ass out. – Darcwonn1906

Being Black in America tends to be something of a difficult process. For the most part, Black people are far from perfect. However, as a race, we […]