Hidden Gems, Reviews

Virtual But Vital BET Awards 2020

BET celebrated 40 years on air Sunday night with it's 20th annual BET Awards show. There have been many who have given up on the BET Awards, but if there was any year to watch and tune back in, this was the year. The show began with a remix of Fight the Power with Public… Continue reading Virtual But Vital BET Awards 2020

My Life Be Like, poetry

The America I See

Riding along on my way Trying to have my best day Look back in my rear view mirror and what do I see Two police officers behind me My mood changes from happy to fear My stomach is in knots as I begin to think About all the things that could happen I just want… Continue reading The America I See

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Corona Got Your Attention Now?

The Coronavirus was coming. It started out in China and begin to drastically spread over time. Meanwhile, people here in the United States viewed it from afar as our government did not take it serious. The comments ranged from "It's not worse than the flu" to "it ain't that serious". Fast forward to now and… Continue reading Corona Got Your Attention Now?

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Listen To Your Body!

Feeling indestructible. That's how some feel when it comes to their bodies. Totally ignoring the signals their body gives them to do the things they want to do. At that point in time, it may not catch up and the regularly-scheduled activities can still go on. But as you get older, things definitely change. I,… Continue reading Listen To Your Body!

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The Facade

I want it all The fame, the love, the money But is it all worth it? Will I want more? Will I become a media whore? Wanting every woman that looks my way? Or can I stay focused and be a king in women's eyes like Denzel Washington, only with one woman Will the money… Continue reading The Facade

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Why Does Cuffing Season End?

Cuffing season has been around for a while now. Each year, when the weather starts to change and fall starts to roll in, people begin to get their drafts going and put their pieces in order on their chessboard of cuffing season. Some end up in power positions on the board, while others are just… Continue reading Why Does Cuffing Season End?

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Cuffing Season

I’m writing you this letter Dripped in my soul Done with the madness The emotional toll Loved you all winter Then you hated me all spring That’s how I figured out that this was all just a fling Never saw you in public But saw all of you at night The way you used to… Continue reading Cuffing Season

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Great Sex Is More Than Just Having Sex

Sex. Whether you are or aren't having it, there are plenty talking about it. From social media to everyday conversations, in the society we live in, it's a topic that's discussed a lot, especially with people that are in relationships. If you have checked out any of these discussions, you notice they tend to stay… Continue reading Great Sex Is More Than Just Having Sex

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When They See Us is Still Going On In America

  America was supposed to be better in the late 1980's. Racism was supposed to have been a thing of the past. Tell that to the Central Park 5 and the things they went through. Korey Wise, Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam and Kevin Richardson were the five black kids who were plucked out… Continue reading When They See Us is Still Going On In America