Quick Thought: “A Real One Gone and Another Conspiracy Lives On…”

September 13th, 1996... March 9th, 1997... March 31st, 2019... For those who don't know or don't remember, the dates presented above represent some of the more high profile murders of the music industry over the last 30 years. Being so young and leaving such a legacy behind were that of Tupac Shukar [9/13/96] (who will …

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Quick Thought: “New Year, Improved Me”

"New Year, New Me"... Isn't that the saying? With every year that passes, resolutions are quickly made and oh so swiftly are those promises broken. I usually keep it basic: work on my consistency, continue to improve in all aspects of my life and continue to create and or maintain meaningful relationships. (Very general and …

Opinion: How Marvel makes you fall in love with their “Villains”

"How does Marvel do it?" The definition of a villain is a character whose evil actions or motives are important to the plot. They deem their ideology or view of the world as correct and they will go to great lengths to achieve said goal. Collateral damage is a necessity for story lines that involve …

Quick Thought: Keep your interests close and your passions even closer

"What is the difference between an 'Interest' and a 'Passion'?" The Merriam-Webster definition of 'Interest' is the following: - the state of wanting to know or learn about something or someone. The Merriam-Webster definition of 'Passion' is the following: - strong and barely controllable emotion. Most of us typically get the two mixed up when …

Quick Thought: A multi-billion dollar company finally taking a moral stance

"Just Do It" If you haven't heard... Nike, yes the biggest shoe manufacture in the world has finally done it! One of the few multi-billion dollar companies in the world has finally taken a moral stance on a social justice issue that has plagued this country since it's inception: police brutality and the unjust killings …

Home-grown Series: How the Washington Capitals changed the “flava” for black NHL fans within the District of Columbia and it’s surrounding areas

"That Night" When the final buzzer sounded and the streets around the Capital One Arena flooded with red, white and blue, I knew it was my time to head downtown to partake in the festivites! Initally I was in District Heights, MD (Prince George's County) visiting family and we took to the television screen to …