Personal Reflections on 2016/Best of 2016

Personal Reflections on 2016/Best of 2016

The year 2016 is almost over. For so many people, that sentence brings a sense of relief. This has indeed been a rough year on so many. It’s December, so everyone is in a reflective mood as they wrap the year up, and prepare to ring in 2017. Even though we have some challenging years ahead of us due to the political realities that we face, that is no reason to have a doomed outlook on everything.  Anyone who has visited my social media spaces has known that I have been engaging with a number of post election analyses that...
Marc Polite Mentioned in “50 Authors To Shop” Holiday Guide

Marc Polite Mentioned in “50 Authors To Shop” Holiday Guide

Good afternoon, folks. It is the end of the week, but I want to share some quick news with you. As many of you know, I have spent all of 2016 promoting my second book “Everything To Learn, Nothing To Teach”. I have been doing panels, featured at book fairs and conferences based off of the material in this book.  I even managed to get the book into three bookstores in Manhattan. The grind rarely stopped, but it paid off. This morning, I got some more news about the book. Yours truly has been mentioned as one of 50 Authors...

Safe Careers for Moms in the Criminal Justice Industry

Few industries can be as dangerous and emotionally draining as the criminal justice industry. If you are a mom who is considering or is in the middle of her online masters in criminal justice you may not be willing to jump into a dangerous career. Not to worry as there are many options for moms, and anyone in the field, who is looking for a “safe” position. US Postal Inspector Most of us don’t give a second thought to the mail, but did you know it goes through a very in-depth inspection process? A US postal inspector is a key...
Russian Hackers The Cause of Trump Victory? Not So Fast.

Russian Hackers The Cause of Trump Victory? Not So Fast.

So, I had to eventually get around to addressing this. As you are no doubt aware, there has been an emerging narrative in the past few days about the outcome of the U.S. election being tampered with by Russian hackers.  I have been hammered over publicly questioning this narrative in some of my social media spaces, but maintain that it is important to ask questions about it regardless. I totally get that people are still upset that the Orange Overlord has managed to become president elect.  Outside of the twisted mind of Kanye West, very few people are happy about...
5 Ways to Self Publish Memorable Black Literature

5 Ways to Self Publish Memorable Black Literature

Do you still remember the first book you read that was so good that you literally didn’t want to put it down? You might’ve fallen asleep with the book still in your hand, clutching it as if you might lose yourself if you lost your place. It’s much easier nowadays to find a piece of great Black literature, but it is also harder for standout authors to do just that. No, you don’t need an agent to get noticed in the world of literature today, but you had better have a great plan underway if you are trying to connect...