BloggerWeek 2016 Wrap Up

BloggerWeek 2016 Wrap Up

Greetings all. For those who were following my timeline this weekend, you may have seen me talking incessantly about BloggerWeek. It is a conference for bloggers, journalists, and social media people. Founded by Jessica Ann Mitchell-Aiwuyor, it is an offline extension of Black Bloggers Connect. This is the third major conference, and it draws participants from around the country. This year’s event consisted of a networking event Thursday night, an all day at Busboys and Poets on Friday, and then the final day of events at Trinity Washington University on Saturday. I didn’t attend the Thursday event, so I will...

A Few Thoughts On “The Dive”

Yes, I know its been talked about all over the net already. The win of track and field runner Shaunae Miller in the Rio Olympics via a dive across the finish line. I’m just going to say this right quick and move along: Yes the way Miller won the race was totally legal, but it still felt a little dicey. Allyson Fenix did it the right way, but lost. I feel like she was robbed. There, I said it. The thing about this, is that while its not technically illegal, its in one of those gray areas. I can understand...
Join Us At BloggerWeek 2016!

Join Us At BloggerWeek 2016!

Good evening, my readers. It’s another Monday evening, and here I am about to perturb your inbox. But, it is for a good reason. As some of you are aware, I will be at BloggerWeek 2016 in Washington, D.C. presenting on a topic with my co-panelist Yalanda Lattimore of Dryerbuzz.com on “Economic Justice in A Post-Obama Black America” The session will be from 12noon-1pm. I will be at the conference both days: Friday and Saturday. So I will be attending sessions, and talking with other bloggers. And yes, I will have copies of both of my books on hand in...
Reworking Your Outlook: Pensive Post Alert

Reworking Your Outlook: Pensive Post Alert

Mood: Thoughtful  Good evening folks. I hope all is well with everyone who happens to read this. I came across this image above, and it spoke to me on a few levels. Of course, you all know that I am a science fiction head of you’ve even been reading this blog for a month. So, there’s that. Secondly,  as I head towards another birthday (This Saturday! #leoseason) I have been feeling introspective. Thinking about my place in the blogging game, and what my words and works bring forth.  There are no easy answers for where I want to go next....