Unfortunately, in underprivileged and low socioeconomic communities, we see a lack of quality care and lack of culturally competent modes of providing services and care to the students and the caregivers in the academic and social systems.
Particularly in our local urban schools schools, where student of color make up the majority of the population, teachers and partnering non profit organizations must understand the “powerful influence” they have in their role of working with students and parents/caregivers.
Continue reading Fighting for underprivileged kids!
With high frequencies of police brutality, the hypersensitivity of a black man’s presence and the alarming reported rates of black persons having the police called on them for “living every day lives”, it’s undeniable that the black identified community experiences trauma on a regular.
In particular to black men, there needs to be a space for the brothers to get together to have their trauma validated, sorted out and healed!
Continue reading Processing Black Men!
It is so important that you understand the concept of changing your perspective!
The way in which you view your life or current circumstance, will dictate the way in which you respond. And most importantly, the way in which you respond to your current circumstance will dictate your success or failure to overcome your current situation!
Continue reading Change your perspective on things!
While falling through the black whole of social media (aka scrolling for an innumerable amount of time) I unintentionally fell into a deep sadness, followed by panic, and hopelessness, ultimately ending with anger and curiosity.
Leading to this world wind of emotions, I was overstimulated with black lives matter posts, news coverage of injustices, senseless killings and violence, racism, class-ism and all the other -isms and -schisms that exist to cause chaos and confusion.
Continue reading A Triggered Thought