The NFL has the Super Bowl… The NBA has the Finals… But for speakers the pinnacle of success (for me) has always been making it on a TED Talk. Now for those of you who have no idea what a TED Talk is, by definition they are influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, […]
Say It Loud – A Truth Teller Experience is a dynamic literary exposé featuring Author and Orator – Aquanza Cadogan. Say It Loud is the modern day revival of the artistic and literary explosion which defined the 1920’s otherwise known as the ‘Harlem Renaissance’. True to its name the ‘Harlem Renaissance’ was an awakening and […]
Caesar Gibson, a pretty-boy basketball legend, has his career cut short by a jealous sports agent who was driven by greed and power. The sneakerhead , graffiti artist and retired lady-lover returns to the hard-wood to coach the team he lead to championship status decades ago. I was fortunate to spend some time out West between […]
Quintin Bennet, the New York domino legend! His dad was a legend, and his dads, dad was a legend. They ran the underground gambling circuit in the tri-borough for decades. Until he relocates to college life in the south bringing his luck and fortune to an uncertain future. Why Queens, NY? (Aren’t you from Brooklyn?). […]
Harlem Best was created from every bottle of cream soda and kola champaign we consumed as kids. Every soca, dancehall and rockers song ever played at our parents island feté. Characters aren’t created they are born. Born from experiences, born from happiness or sadness and as a writer I’m fortunate to live their lives in the books I create. […]
Way before “Hotlanta” became the new “Black Hollywood,” it was the place of an annual exodus for my family and I in the 90’s. Atlanta Carnival, the memorial day trip that became a second home, a weekend of laughs, fun and unforgettable memories. So why Atlanta? Certainly not because of the Hawks, the Falcons or […]
Who can forget Vanessa’s hangover from the infamous drinking game (chug-a-lug… chug-a-lug) or the episode when Denise returned from Africa with a new husband and step-daughter? Kids will test your very last… so which Cosby daughter do you think caused Cliff and Clair the most problems?