He Writes

Kevin Powell: Son2Mother

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Mother, have I told you That you are the first woman I ever fell in love with, that what I’ve always wanted in life is to hear You say you love me, too? That is why, ma, it has taken Me so long to write...

LaTroy’s Realization: A story of an inner city youth

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Young Latroy has a problem. As he stares out of his window, with a basketball in hand, ‘Troy (as his family calls him), fondly imagines a world in which he could go in and out the house and into the streets and be a normal...

Why deal with the groupie love?

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Contrary to the title, this article is not a scathing article towards the men about their sub rosa love affairs. No, this is for the women who pursue men of power for reasons other than the important reasons. We all know that the athletes, actors,...

Clay’s Manifesto

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Dear Clutch Magazine readers: I must admit that there is no unifying theme to this letter. This is a medley of thoughts and ideas that are in my mental list going into the new year. January, for many, represents the primo time of the year....

What does it entail?

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Being a black man in America brings about many ordeals, including the cliche hardships, the obligatory stereotyping, and the residue of bitterness that plague many of my Baby Boomer forefathers. But I stand here, to profess what being black means from my vantage point: As...

The Power of Sex Transmutation – Turning Salacity Into Sagacity

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Is there anything that is more salable than sex? From the porn industry to sitcoms to talk shows to music videos and down to the content of books, music, and even video games, lasciviousness is everywhere we go. Even the strongest spiritual giants get sidetracked...