Archive for July 2009

Famed Author, E. Lynn Harris Dead at 54

Everybody needs somebody who inspires them–who gives them something to shoot for. E. Lynn Harris was a prolific author who developed the courage to talk about his life and homosexuality in the African American community. He wrote vividly and created unforgettable characters. A lot of my youth readers are probably unfamiliar with E. Lynn Harris, but I decided to put his info on my page today because I wanted to share with you a great author who inspired me. You ever wonder what keeps me motivated? People like E. Lynn Harris motivate me. I want to send prayers up for […]

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Chris Brown Apologizes! – Can we forgive him?

Below I’ve included Chris Brown’s two minute apology concerning his attack on R&B superstar Rihanna. I felt it was necessary to include his apology for a couple of reasons. And here they are. 1. Chris Brown was 19 when this attack occurred and to our knowledge he has no other criminal incidents or violent incidents on his record. He’s young enough to be rehabilitated. 2. Chris Brown was in a home where domestic violence was a part of the usual routine. He learned violence as a way of life. He is smart enough to be rehabilitated. 3. We talk about […]

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Americans Are Getting Fatter… and more disabled… and sicker

I wanted to share this video about the fact that Americans across the nation are getting fatter. These reason obesity is such an issue is because it leads to illnesses that could be prevented (diabetes, high blood pressure, etc.) This obesity epidemic has shortened the lives of far too many people and it has already begun to trickle down to our young people. Youth in America should not be carrying the burden of obesity through their teenage years. As parents, as adults, as leaders we all should be doing more to reduce this issue in all communities across our nation. […]

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Teen Rescues Drowning Boy

I’m always glad to hear of someone being in the right place and not being afraid to do what is necessary to make a change, or in this case, save a life. I had to share this story in case you missed it. Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

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8th grade girls speak out about why they fight

In my first documentary film, Can She Be Saved?, I explore the aggression behind the increase in fighting amongst middle school girls. I expose the US culture of violence and find out the root causes. In this trailer, you get to see a tidbit of what my film, Can She Be Saved? is all about.

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