Jogging While Black

Jogging is a cold-hearted b*tch. Well, I take that back. Cardio, in general, no matter what form it comes in, is a cold-hearted b*tch. Jogging is more of a passive aggressive asshole. However, once you do it for a while, jogging actually becomes therapeutic. And once you achieve some semblance of what is deemed as a “runner’s high,” a kind of internal bliss/tranquility sets in, even if the hardship of cardio is apparent. It’s weird, but again, it’s therapeutic. And when I jog, my guard is down. And why shouldn’t…

Black America Fighting the System and White Men not Just COVID-19

Ahmaud Arbery was a king who died on his throne. He was a young black male, unarmed, defenseless to the barrel of a shotgun who lost his life while taking a jog. The number of young black men whose last moments of life include looking in the eyes of their white killers while they succumb to their last breath is a reality that Black America is sick and tired of. I’ve attended protest after protest, rally after rally, action after action, a Million Man March and our brothers and sisters…