He Writes

Musings from a Youthful Soul: The Blimp In The Sky

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They say a midget standing on the giant’s shoulders can see much further than the giant. So that means that the whole black world is standing on ‘Rack’s shoulders just to see further than he is. Naw, not that simple. But it is a start....

Papa was no rolling stone

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You want to believe that you can do it without him. Screw it, you tell yourself. If he doesn’t want me, then it’s his loss. So you go on with life, growing up in a masculine society without a masculine role model to become a...

Mama Alone

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Mama with no daddy, or daddy with no mama? This was one of the senseless conundrums that swished across my cerebellum recently. LeBron’s graceful comments toward his mom during Game 4 of the Boston-Cleveland series was the impetus of such navel-gazing. Lebron did apologize afterwards,...

Racial Reconciliation

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Yep…that four-letter word again Help me make sense of this. I’m sitting in on a conversation, covering a particular sporting event, when I overhear two of my colleagues give their spill about the future pro prospects of Tyler Hansbrough and Kevin Love (Hansbrough and Love...