El Final Adios

The Final Goodbye

Final: adjective 1. pertaining to or coming at the end; last in place, order, or time: the final meeting of the year. 2. ultimate: The final goal is world peace. 3.  constituting the end or purpose: a final result. Adios es una palabra final. Not a day has passed since September 25th, that my daughter […]

The Best And The Worst Weekend Of My Life At The Same Damn Time


The weekend of September of 23rd has forever changed me. I published my very first article on Very Smart Brothas and it was well-received. Who knew that the topic would  directly affect me in less than 48 hours? After writing for other people and stifling my writing voice, I started my own blog site in early 2015 […]

The Tragic Insignificance Of Gay Life

Eddie Justice- one of the victims at Pulse. The last moments of hs life were spent texting his mother.

Saturday nights are typically filled with folly, laughter and joy. People living life to the fullest with the ones whom they love. Saturday night at Pulse wasn’t supposed to be any different. That all changed at 2 am. I am not going to get into the particulars of what happened. We all know. We’ve seen […]

How Phife Dawg’s Death Made Me Come To Grips With My Own Mortality

Phife is dead at 45.

Phife Dawg is dead at the age tender age of 45. He died yesterday from complications of diabetes. Phife a.k.a “The Five Foot Freak” made up one-third of the legendary hip hop trio “A Tribe Called Quest” or ATCQ for short. I woke up this morning, looked at my phone and saw that one of my […]