Wellness Wheel When I first got into blogging about six years ago there was this constant urge to, if not overwhelming obsession with, trying to convince the world that good dads existed, especially the so-called good black dad. But in relation to the internet six years ago might as well be sixty. Since then [...]

By |2022-08-25T16:54:52-04:00September 9th, 2012|Wellness|2 Comments


If you want to call me an advocate, say that I am a black (and brown!) male health and fatherhood advocate. Say I created BDC because disparities in African American health exist. Say I blog because injustice is still here (and in every paycheck Snooki receives). I do this work because I love this country [...]

By |2022-08-25T16:54:34-04:00January 15th, 2012|Fatherhood and Health Advocacy|0 Comments


I know I'm late! I'm just keeping it real and keeping it busy. And keeping it real busy. I have a new post about injustice (some light reading) up at my other non-profit blog. Please support and link and all that other stuff! Click here to read.

By |2022-08-25T16:54:24-04:00January 14th, 2012|Black Dad Connection|0 Comments


On the eve of what would have been Dr. King's 83rd birthday, I sit in reflection, an amalgamation of both frustration and hopefulness. The frustration comes from being acutely aware that we are in the process of losing an entire generation of black males, despite who sits in the White House. There are more black [...]

By |2022-08-25T16:54:34-04:00January 14th, 2012|Fatherhood and Health Advocacy|1 Comment


This past summer my son Dev and I started the BDC Kick Scooter Crew. He rides the big-wheeled Airwalk Grande Scooter and I opted for the extra sturdy Razor A5 Lux. Our club is awesome, and we want you to join, because we suspect you and your kids are awesome too. You see, our club [...]

By |2022-08-25T16:54:33-04:00December 18th, 2011|Kick Scooter Crew|1 Comment


When I think of executive directors of nonprofit organizations I think of my local heroes like Geoffrey Canada, founder of Harlem Children's Zone and Richard Buery founder of Groundwork and current President and CEO of The Children's Aid Society. I don't quite think of me. Those two black men are the epitome of leadership, integrity, [...]

By |2020-02-04T11:08:25-05:00October 13th, 2011|And so it begins...|1 Comment

Hey, Where Did the Summer Go?

I'm not the biggest fan of the summer. I don't like being covered in sweat when I get to work. I don't like being devoured by evil hungry mosquitoes. And I despise flying beetles sneaking into my home getting caught in my ceiling fan's down draft and landing in my sleeping face. I also don't [...]

By |2022-08-25T16:54:29-04:00September 4th, 2011|LIFE, SCHOOL DAZE, THE HOLIDAYS|1 Comment

Fatherdad’s Summer Round-up So Far…

When I'm not supporting public charter schools in the area of finance and accounting, building my non-profit (Black Dad Connection), publishing a book, designing a website, performing weddings, and just generally keeping busy as a father and husband I am, well, doing other things. For instance I read, play with toys, and generally don't sleep. [...]

By |2020-02-04T11:51:12-05:00July 31st, 2011|AAD ON BOOKS, RANDOM, REVIEWS|1 Comment


April 2011 was one of those months that I can look back on and smile. It was filled with love, vindication, and fun. The love part was when I had the opportunity to preside over the nuptials of one of my oldest friends. It was a chilly Sunday morning, Palm Sunday to be exact, when [...]

By |2020-02-04T08:21:14-05:00May 1st, 2011|LIFE|0 Comments