An Open Letter to First Time Black Fathers Anywhere

Dear Brothers, I won’t begin to assume what you’re going through, for there’s a spectrum of Blackness and man-ness and person-hood that exist, but I just had to write this as I sit in the delivery room hours before the arrival of our firstborn child. I’m mostly writing to connect, reach out, and encourage. To […]

To The Person Who Wants to Give Up Because Their Work Is Undervalued

You have no idea of who is better off because you’re here. And, you don’t get to say all of what your positive impact has been on others.

You’d surely miss something. 

If You’re Feeling Like You’re Going Nowhere

I get this feeling deep down in my gut that something is wrong. I down a glass of water and do some breathing exercises, but nothing helps. It’s not a panic attack. It’s me feeling unsettled. Yes, I absolutely love my job and the work I do. I work with and for incredible people. But, if we’re […]