27 Feb 2014

Should Parents Encourage Their Teens to Have Sex?

A recent Huffington Post blog post entitled, “How do you feel about sex and teenage sleepovers?” suggested that parents should help their teens learn “how to have sex well.” The argument was that it doesn’t matter what parents say; kids will be kids and that means having sex before marriage.  While most

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20 Feb 2014

‘A’ Papers for Scrapers | An OG Told Me

Live from the Bay…..in West Oakland. Pendarvis Harshaw was making his neighborhood cruise and came across a scholarly scraper maker.  Pen travels his hometown to get the inside scoop on life from the OGs! Pen writes… “I learned how to take my lil butt, sit in that chair and hit

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18 Feb 2014

The Jordan Davis Verdict is in – Justice?

On the day before what would have been the 19th birthday of Jordan Davis.  The Florida “loud-music” trial reached its verdict. November 23, 2012,  Michael Dunn was parked next to a car full of four black teenagers.  The  youth were listening to “thug music” at a disturbing volume and were

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17 Feb 2014

Love Projections – An Authentic Reflection

“….. Conditional love, which only manifests given certain circumstances, such as labeled relationships or the meeting of certain expectations, does not promote freedom, but rather constraint and conflict. People should only be expected to be who they are, and to expect anything else is unfair to both yourself and the

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