Whenever there's an opportunity to celebrate the written word and celebrate the folks that read the written word, and, I think, to encourage other writers to write and encourage folks to read more and get connected to it in a personal way, it's a positive thing.
All work and no play make any forensic pathologist a dull boy.
Once you have a felony conviction on your record, one of the most difficult things to do is to break the cycle of recidivism.
Intimacy can be about holding someone's hand. It could be about stroking their hair.
My favorite vacation spot is a beautiful beach. I've been to many, many beaches on many continents: Mombasa, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Barbados, Mexico and the U.S. What's beautiful about beach communities is for whatever reason, they feel like vacation to me.
No matter how bad something gets, no matter where you come from, you can achieve anything. I really do believe that.
You can't build anything with a flimsy foundation. Friendship is the foundation.
The word 'courage,' one of my favorite words, the root or the etymology of that word is 'cour,' which means heart. I think true courage is actually following your heart and not getting or succumbing to what other people's definition of what your life should be. Live your life.
What I've found in doing research is that men want a relationship that feels fun. In other words, they want a relationship that has qualities or elements of their same-sex relationships - just like women do, too.
'The Conversation' will hopefully touch on issues that will move people to want to strengthen communication and look to each other for solutions.
You can live a healthy lifestyle and do the best to be aware of your body and conscious, and that's what I attempt to do.
Men and women can absolutely be friends, and that's what we need to be. Part of the problem is that we aren't friends enough. Our relationships are negotiations, and that is not friendship.
Credit card interest payments are the dumbest money of all.
I've gotten a firsthand view at the destruction that black men and black women not being able to stay and build healthy relationships has had on the black family and black children.
The best way to protect young black, brown, men of color, women of color, is to actually stop profiling, stop the prejudice, and stop the judgment first.
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