First of all, I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the families of the tragic helicopter crash that took the lives of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and 7 other people. The suddenness of his death and the way in which he died has really weighed on me this past couple of weeks. I… Continue reading I Want to Remember Kobe Differently
I've always been a moderate football fan. I used to watch it with my family, but ever since Kap got booted out of the league I have been boycotting in solidarity of his treatment SuperBowl 52: I’m Just Here for the Dip. As the Superbowl is this weekend I wanted to highlight an odd NFL… Continue reading The Rooney Rule: The NFL’s Failed Attempt at Diversity
I wanted to give a quick update to a post that I wrote last year about Florida’s Amendment 4, you can read the post here,Florida’s Amendment 4 and Jim-Crow Tactics. In the 2018 midterm elections, Florida voters, voted overwhelmingly to restore the voting rights of over a million formerly incarcerated felons. Ever since that historic… Continue reading Florida’s Supreme Court Strikes Down Amendment 4
Last month, I caught a cold and had to work from home for a couple of days. A cold I knew was coming. Everyone in my office had been sick over the past few weeks and it recently hit me that I am suffering from Burnout. Very few things bring me joy anymore, and I… Continue reading Burnout in 2019; Intentional in 2020
There's 10 more days until Christmas! I love the holidays, and the opportunity to celebrate with the ones I love, but the holidays are one of the most stressful times of the year. Not only is there so much to do and prepare, but for many of us we have obligations at work that need… Continue reading Four Tips for A Stress-Free Holiday Season
Over the weekend, temperatures here in New York City reached over 100 degrees with the heat index. I had just come back from Florida and it was hotter here in Brooklyn than it was in Miami. Less than a week ago, there was a blackout in Manhattan and city residents were beginning to worry that… Continue reading Thousands Lose Power in City Sanctioned Blackout
I officially turn 30 on Friday! I can’t believe that my 20s are coming to an end. It has been a difficult, challenging, decade filled with a lot of growth. Now that I am about to start a new decade in my life I would like to share some of the wisdom that I’ve gathered… Continue reading Twenty Life Lessons to Celebrate my 30th Birthday!
I knew the story of the Central Park 5; how 5 young minority boys were coerced into admitting to a crime they didn’t commit. A story that highlights how our justice system was not built for black and brown people. A story about how the justice system protects the wealthy and turns their back on… Continue reading When They See Us Brings the Central Park 5 to a New Generation