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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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YA!

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 |2017-10-19T10:51:34-04:00January 15th, 2012|Fatherhood and Health Advocacy|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

THE WORK DOESN’T SPEAK FOR ITSELF

Sometimes you have a good idea and you aren't sure why others don't get on board right away. It gets frustrating for some because they realize that the idea of "if you build it, they will come" does not hold up very well in reality. In fact what becomes more true is that if you [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:51:54-04:00December 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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