For as long as I can remember, I’ve ALWAYS looked up to my mother. When my dad couldn’t be there, my mom showed up with a presence so loving, it was as if she brought two strong parents in one body.  One of my fondest childhood memories is how my mom did Christmas. If you’ve ever seen a…

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December 2, 2020 Dear Ariana, When I dropped you off last Friday, I knew it would be a lil while before I’d see you again. We had an amazing Thanksgiving together, one that was full of love and really embraced your Black roots. We were back home in Gary, IN. With everything going on in…

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Becoming a parent rearranges your schedule, your priorities, your whole head. Some of that stuff, well, I guess I was expecting it…I knew I’d be sleeping less, worrying more, changing diapers and baby-proofing my apartment. But I’m gonna let you in on a secret, something they don’t tell ya about: When you have a kid,…

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My next guest Glenn Robinson III is an NBA basketball player. His ARI Foundation which stands for “Angels Are Real Indeed,” is a non-profit organization aimed at empowering fathers and helping create deeper bonds between fathers and their children. They also provide resources to help elevate fatherless children and families. Glenn was inspired to launch this…

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I know that it’s been a tough, sometimes even dark year for all of us. So, I wanted to jump back on here and share a little bit of light. Here’s some news that made my heart soar. Let’s take it back to when I was living in San Francisco, playing for the Golden State…

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You know what I love most about October? It’s not the pumpkins or the Halloween candy. It’s not those autumn vibes or that we’re just a month from the Thanksgiving dinner table. What I love most about October is the feeling of change. That change has to include preparation. The leaves change in color, the…

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