Don’t Blame The Kids: America’s Adults and Pop-Culture Whats Wrong With Youth

After spending the last couple of weeks at three Tulsa Public High Schools mentoring 7th grade Black males enrolled in our All-In Mentoring Program. I am convinced that there is nothing inherently wrong with this generation of kids. Yes, on average, today’s youth are more disrespectful of authority, more sexually active, and more violent than twenty years ago. Of course, …

Always Do the Right Thing and Do it Correctly

A couple of years ago,  I attended the memorial services of Mrs. Jean McGill of Tulsa. I did not know or know of Mrs. McGill, but attended the services with a mentor of mine who were good friends with Mrs. McGill. As you could imagine, I was somewhat uneasy attending the services of a total stranger.   However, while obviously very …

But Everybody Else Is Doing It

I recently came across this add from the 60s, and was blown away that at anytime U.S. Doctors would openly endorse the consumption of cancer causing cigarettes.  More importantly, this ad reminded me of something my grandma would tell me when I wanted to do something she knew was not in my best interest. Yet, I tried to prove the rightness …