IT’S TIME FOR DAD’S WELLNESS

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 |2017-10-19T10:50:56-04:00September 9th, 2012|Wellness|1 Comment

IT’S ABOUT WELLNESS, STUPID

For some reason you have to call a thing what it is. If you are baking a cake, you can't call it a cookie. If you are angry, you shouldn't sugar coat it and say you are annoyed or upset. If there's no alcohol in it, it's not a cocktail. I can go on and [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:51:15-04:00March 22nd, 2012|Wellness|0 Comments

INJUSTICE: IT’S STILL HERE

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 |2017-10-19T10:51:34-04:00January 14th, 2012|Fatherhood and Health Advocacy|1 Comment

WELCOME TO BDC!

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 |2017-10-19T10:51:59-04:00October 13th, 2011|And so it begins...|1 Comment

Life Does Not Come with Do-Overs

Whether you are struggling with advanced prostate cancer, or a member of your family is, we all know how this journey can be very difficult. As we look forward to this New Year, 2011, we can be sure that there will be many difficult and down periods, but we should also remember there will also [...]