My Love/Hate Relationship With The Bay

I’m not sure what to make of my relationship with The Bay after all these years. I wake up every morning loving how the velvet sun caresses my face, but feel disgusted as I pass makeshift shacks constructed out of discarded pallets. What happened to the place I call home?

2022: A Different World

We’ve made it to 2022 after being stretched to the limit by yet another year of pandemic scares, economic struggles, and racial tensions. I don’t know about y’all but it feels like the universe is replaying the same loop. We are long overdue for something new.

The Ugly Truth About Entrepreneurship

We’ve all seen the “luxurious” lives of entrepreneurs on social media posting their “everyday life” as a way to persuade you into buying something. But, how true is that lifestyle?

Dapper Dan’s “Made in Harlem” is the American Dream

Dapper Dan’s “Made in Harlem” is the American Dream

Dapper Dan is the definition of a hustler. In his memoir dutifully titled “Made in Harlem,” the Harlem bred designer and street style icon details his unconventional rise from a journalist for a Black-owned newspaper to becoming everything from a slick-talking dice roller and credit card scammer to transforming into an undeniable fashion icon and savvy business owner.

Powernomics: The Key to Black Liberation

Powernomics: The Key to Black Liberation

Let’s take a look at the book Powernomics: The National Plan to Empower Black America by Dr. Claud Anderson who emphasizes the importance of education, politics, resources, and economics to rebuild and uplift the Black community.

Why I Won’t Be Going Back To “Normal” After The Pandemic

Why I Won’t Be Going Back To “Normal” After The Pandemic

St. Patrick’s Day 2020 marked the last time I stepped into my cubicle in Berkeley, California, shared a meal with a co-worker, or cracked jokes about our day as we walked to our cars after our shift was over. And, the honest truth is, I don’t miss it.

Fuck The Hype

Fuck The Hype

It’s been 3 years since the idea of starting a blog aimed at sharing my love of street culture, music, and fashion in addition to detailing my entrepreneurship journey popped into my head. Has it been worth it?