A Second Chance at Love Denied

Not too long ago, I ended a relationship that nearly turned my life upside down, and then I met a woman I connected with on a unique level. Then, I ended it on Christmas Day. Contemplating, I wondered that if she was everything I was looking for, why had I denied myself a second chanceContinue reading “A Second Chance at Love Denied”

Ye: White Dollars Matter

Reluctantly, I address the rapper and fashion icon Ye’s “White Lives Matter” t-shirt controversy. I’ve been hesitant to because, although I don’t know Ye personally, I’ve come to know his tactics. Right before he releases an album, a new shoe or style, he does something drastic. He gave his support to Donald Trump and thenContinue reading “Ye: White Dollars Matter”

Lizzo’s Obesity and Bad Fans

J Reed, MFA is an adjunct English professor and writer from Chicago, who writes fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. Subscribe and share. Follow J Reed on Twitter @jreed913. If you’ve been on social media, you’ve likely heard of Lizzo, the 34-year-old Minnesota rapper whose popularity has been growing. She’s actually a classicallyContinue reading “Lizzo’s Obesity and Bad Fans”

Social Media’s Impact on Black Millennial Relationships

Self-Publishing “Guru” Emeka Ossai’s New… Scam 🤷‍♂️???

A few weeks ago, self-proclaimed self-publishing “guru” Emeka Ossai announced plans to close his My Self Publishing Blueprint course. I had written a blog on Emeka where I questioned his claims of the self-publishing success on which he founded the legitimacy of his course. I was relieved recently to see he was closing the course,Continue reading “Self-Publishing “Guru” Emeka Ossai’s New… Scam 🤷‍♂️???”

Abbott Elementary: A Step Back Concerning Women?

Jermaine Reed, MFA is a college professor and writer from Chicago, who creates fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. Please join Jermaine’s email list to get notifications on new blog posts, writing advice and free books. Get his recently released Science Fiction novel A Glitch in Humanity by clicking here. Follow J ReedContinue reading “Abbott Elementary: A Step Back Concerning Women?”