Life inspires me to write. I’m always writing enlightening stories of the trials and tribulations faced during one’s journey through life.

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Sweet Love

What happens when six friends decide to air their dirty laundry on the radio, in hopes of finding love. Come follow Jessie and her circle of friends as they talk about life, love and relationships on K103.5’s late night talk show, The Love Forum.

Black Coffee

With the help of a dead woman and a therapist, find out from the boyfriends, husbands and lovers, how the relationships (and love affairs) really went down in Looking for Sweet Love.

Scandal

Inspired by true events, The Art of Scandal creatively explores what happens when best friends turn into bitter enemies in the workplace. Enemies stopping at nothing to seek their revenge; destroying everyone and everything in their path. 

Unscrupulous

What happens when a couple, with some legal issues (trying to successfully keep their business afloat), cross paths with an unscrupulous lawyer from a powerful Washington, DC family? Meet Tennessee and Mike Williams. 

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  • Overcoming Racism When Working While Black March 14, 2016
    When I read the article, “Working While Black: From Engineer, to Executive, David Price Fought Racism and Won,” it reminded me of a recent Boys2Men visit, when at the end of my visit—briefcase in hand feet pointed towards the door—a young man entered the Executive Director’s office (quite emotional) shouting that he had just quit […]
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  • Remembering Lynn; reflecting on one of my life's biggest regrets. June 16, 2015
    It’s amazing how we meet some people in our lives, move on (loosing contact), and never know how much their life’s journey has, or will impact our lives someday; and in turn, they’ll never know how much their lives have inspired ours. ". . . unbearably warm is what it was." One of those uncomfortable, […]
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  • Never Forget Tulsa May 31, 2015
    Today, May 31st, marks the 94th anniversary of the destruction of Greenwood; the African-American suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma reportedly destroyed by a mob of some 10,000. Living in Tulsa, and going to North Tulsa (the black side of town known as Greenwood) to church and to get my haircut, I couldn't fathom North Tulsa being anything […]
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    Gocha Hawkins (WeTV), Dr. Ron, and author R.L. Byrd

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    Gocha, Dr. Ron, R.L., and Dr. Heavenly joke around

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    R.L. Byrd jokes around with the audience

It only takes one person to shine a light on what’s being kept in the dark, but a community to TURN ON THE FLOODLIGHTS. Project H.U.S.H. is my attempt to shine that light.

 

Project H.U.S.H.

Homicide, Unemployment, Suicide, HIV/AIDS and other disparities facing men of color.

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