How is your diet?

“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot–it’s all there. Everything influences each of us.” –Maya Angelou It cracks me up when people say they are going on a diet. Many do not understand and don’t care to know what the word “diet” means. A diet is…

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Black Men and Hip Hop

Although rap started out mainly as party music, it evolved and took on other forms. Unfortunately, the more popular rap music became with White audiences, the more limited the lyrics became. Young Black and Latino male rappers increasingly rhymed about stereotypical themes of sexual prowess, drug use, and criminality. Rap lyrics digressed from party time…

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The New Racism on Television

This is one of the best videos that I have seen in regards to black media stereotypes. This video is longer than previous ones that I have posted–but worth it. Many diversity trainers and educators have used this video during their workshops. What are your thoughts? Please share this with others. Thank you to my…

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Black Television Actors That Influenced Me

Television today is not what it used to be. It seems like scripted reality television has dominated the airwaves. While I work to finish the last few parts of my autobiography, I wanted to share the Black male television actors that have positively influenced me over the years. By the way, if you have not read…

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