Recently I served on a panel at the Woodlands Community Temple in NY in which I discussed memory and forgiveness in times of injustice. It was an event that bought scholars and Rabbis together to talk about memory in the
In the latest UnMute podcast I interview philosopher, Amir Jaima. We talk philosophy and literature.
Here are pictures and slides from my TEDX talk as well as lessons I learned from being a TEDx speaker that may help you.
I am a workaholic. I am just beginning to embrace this part of myself. Admitting it is half the problem and trying to balance my life in spite of it is the other half. I am a workaholic for several
We talk about Franz Fanon, Existentialism, #BlackLivesMatter, and present-day activism in the latest episode of the UnMute Podcast.
Don’t let fear block you from the door of opportunity. Be bold and courageous. Although fear may never go away 100%, it’s always worth going for what you want no matter how afraid you are.
Without self-confidence, you won’t have the guts to do what you need to do and do it with excellence. Moreover, people won’t believe you when you do. Learn how to defeat self-confidence killers and maintain or regain the confidence you need to do what you have to do.
I want to share with you 10 Tips for presenting in front of people you ‘think’ are smarter than you. I hope these tips will remind you of how smart and awesome you are and how you have no need to be intimidated or worried about anyone in your audience.
Last weekend I presented two papers at the Central American Philosophical Association Meeting in St. Louis. I had a great time having fruitful discussions and just kicking my feet up.
Our next episode is up. Go ahead and check it out. Here I chat with Justin Clardy about the nature of love, polyamory, and so much more. Press Play below and also head to the www.unmutepodcast.co for show notes and
I have a new project that I’ve started for 2015. I have been in the business of making philosophy accessible for several years. This year I want to focus on doing it in a different way that will have a
One of the most brilliant young philosophers I know is Kristie Dotson. If you don’t believe me google her, make sure you read the ground breaking paper she wrote “How Is this Paper Philosophy?”, or check her out in the Cool
In this article I examine the role masculinity plays in police brutality and in civilian deaths at the hands of police. It is easy to confuse asserting your humanity and defending your life with asserting and defending your manhood.
I have been invited to write a paper for Oxford University Press Handbook of Philosophy and Race. My paper will be on the new racism that lurks within the criminal justice system. I’m looking forward to contributing and also reading
Recently I had the opportunity to present a paper at the American Society for Aesthetics. The panel I sat on was on Slavery and Cinema. My paper was entitled “Man Up, Man Down: Django Unchained and Black Masculinity.” In