Full disclosure: occasionally, I struggle with bouts of depression, anxiety, and insomnia. And so, I will be the first to admit that my negative perception of (my) life at certain moments has been amplified and greatly exaggerated by these episodes … Continue reading What is Happiness? And Where Do You Find It?
My mother knew I was obsessed with the television show Knight Rider–its a show with a talking car, what little kid wouldn’t—and so on some days, on our way home, she would put me in her laps as we turned … Continue reading My Obsession with Knight Rider: A Zimbabwean Story
Hey friends and stranger! I’m working on my next book. And like my last, Men Cheat More, Women Cheat Better: Stories and Conversations About Love, Life and Everything in Between (2017), my hope is to bring friends and strangers alike to … Continue reading Help Me Write My Next Book
Being woke went from being something people should aspire to be and evolved into something less positive and constructive. It went from a being a state of mind and became a label. It went from being understood as a spectrum/scale … Continue reading Foke: Fake Wokeness
A couple of celebrity suicides this week. Unfortunately, this is also something that touches our own lives from time to time, and a new CDC report says US suicide rates have increased by 30%. I lost a friend to suicide. … Continue reading Help, Don’t Judge: Mental Illness and Suicide
I have to admit, I have never thought much about the identity of those who are biracial. While it is true that all African-Americans are mixed with “something,” most of us simply identify as Black. This is easy to do … Continue reading That Thing About Being Mixed
When I was four, the first of my two little brothers was born and like any other older sibling, I looked forward to the day I could teach him how to moonwalk or recite his ABCs. But as the months … Continue reading My Younger Brother’s Story: How We Treat the Mentally Ill & Physically Disabled