Spurgeon Thomas is a writer, speaker, business systems analyst, and project manager inspiring community improvement and creative project management.
A mist of hot spit sprays her cheek, "no one can hear you."
What must young victims of racial profiling do during an encounter?
A) Be respectful, remain silent, and cooperate
B) Belligerently express disdain for the implicit racial bias
C) Refuse to cooperate and carry on with your
D) None of the above: I got a better idea I will email you about at email@example.com
“Where are you going?” the officer questions, looking at me suspiciously.
“To school,” I said, looking over my shoulder at my backpack and then back at them.
“What’s in that backpack?” the middle aged, Caucasian man demanded.
“Books.” I said perturbed at his question, beginning to wonder why he was stopping me.
Shiny things don’t impress me. Celebrity for celebrity sake has never impressed me. I’ve never been star struck. I believe all people are just people. Some know the right people. Some are more talented than others. Talent and intelligence impresses me the most. But I avoid seeking it through entertainment because that’s where the programming happens. That’s where the Neurolinguistics Programming happens.
There is no clear answer to the differences between the three roles. The nature of being a liaison between business stakeholders and technical teams tends to require many overlaps of expertise and responsibility.
"You're no longer the R-POC," he exclaims with a gust of halitosis strong enough to cause one of the recruits to gag; which, for some reason, made me laugh out loud."
Freshly Faded is a shining star of culture and style. It’s more than a barbershop. It’s a place that aims to inspire and improve the communities surrounding it. The barbershop sells books, art, clothing, and hair accessories to keep their customers fly.
Next time you plan to be in North Park, CA, schedule an appointment with one of San Diego’s best establishments for improving your style and confidence.
“In the Quran there is a verse that reads, ‘I have made you into tribes that you would come to know one another, not that you would despise one another. If I had wanted you to be one, I would have made you one.’ So we must celebrate our differences and our diversities because we are all reflections of one another,” says Agin Shaheed.
Love is the cure to everything. We can love others more than we love ourselves, but self-love is the root to world peace. A single drop of water results in an outward wave in all directions. Start with self. Love yourself so that others will love themselves as they see their reflection within you.
"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams" Dr. Seuss
When I answered my phone, the last thing I was expecting was someone to tell me that I must listen to an album Drake dropped. The enthusiasm was reminiscent of when this same person told me to listen to Drake’s So Far Gone mixtape. I was introduced to Drake with feverish excitement about how he was a singer-slash-rapper that made good music. My friend exclaims I had to grab the album on Dr. Dre’s Beats app because it is a “straight-through.”
I like strippers for more than their physical assets, but I do appreciate a fine women. I like strippers because most of them apply the principles found in Robert Greene’s book, The Art of Seduction. I love validating the techniques within. It’s not cool to be taken advantage of, so I learn how to spot the games some women can play.
Life is an awesome distraction. The key is to multitask in between Instagram flicks and Facebook updates.
To tweet or not to tweet? We are not birds and the words we choose to serve shouldn't be half-cooked. It's unsafe for human consumption.
There are so many beautiful words in the dictionary; why choose the ugly ones?