The Dignity of Death… Marion Barry, 78

What is the definition of dignity? According to Websters, it is “the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect.” Unless a man leaves a legacy that harms others and damages his fellow man, the legacy a man leaves should not just be of his most famous act. It should go beyond that Read the full article…

Life and Times: Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real)

We often come across rare talents that transcend one venue to another. It might be a stretch to say Kevin Hart is 5’4″ but his shadow he casts these days is larger than life. From humble beginnings in Philadelphia, born and raised (insert Will Smith joke)… Hart has built his way up the hard way, Read the full article…

Remembering My Friend… Z-Boy Jay Adams

Whether you met him for 20 minutes, or knew him for 20 years, you invariably have a great story to tell about Jay Adams. On August 14th 2014, the surf/skate community lost an idol. I heard someone recently describe him accurately as the Godfather of Skateboarding. I like that. It has a pretty nice ring Read the full article…

Allen Iverson (@alleniverson): The Crossover

From impoverished beginnings as the son of a single 15 year old mother, Allen Iverson began his journey through this life as statistic and made himself the exception. His triumph was not just becoming an 11 time NBA All-Star or even winning the prestigious NBA Most Valuable Player award in 2001. No, his triumph was Read the full article…

He is… Spike Lee

Now batting… for the New York Mets, second baseman… Spike Lee. Wait a minute… What?!? Can you imagine? An entire generation without the cultural influence of Spike Lee. Well if fate had not intervened and blessed Lee with less than optimal physical size and limitations that is exactly what he wanted to be! Thankfully, culture Read the full article…

It Must Be The Money (@FloydMayweather)

Saturday night, the greatest show between a set of ropes is going down. Victor Ortiz is stepping up to the plate against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Now, I hear a lot of rumblings. A lot of people going for the underdog. Some saying he has a chance to win or even knock Floyd Mayweather out. I Read the full article…