Jeff’s Commentary on LA City Tom LaBonge’s motion to ban homeless feedings!

GENERAL JEFF'S THOUGHTS ON: City of LA moves to make it ILLEGAL to feed on the streets of Los Angeles (Think: Feed homeless people) A motion led by LA City Councilman Tom LaBonge and seconded by Mitch O'Farrell is making it's way through City Hall. The motion has a few objectives, but it's main focus centers on the feeding of homeless people in public streets. As a Board of Directors member for the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council (DLANC)where I represent the Skid Row residents, … [Read More...]

Bulletpoints of an Urban Thought

“the State of Poverty and its pressure, births an unique willingness to alleviate its bonds” Having been given an opportunity to survive an urban environment; it raises a person’s self-awareness to escape poverty, by having the following traits develop: • Survival: create a foundation for sustainability • Emotional Intelligence: one’s thought process; Baseerah (to have vision) • Faith: a Will to believe relief is near • an Intention: purpose, determination, volition to … [Read More...]

Ramadan… after Day 29

Remaining in Ramadan after Ramadan....after Day 29, this has been on my mind since 2010 Ramadan activates one's sincerity, subsequently while preserving oneself with patience. Fasting enriches our piety, intensifying our spiritual parts for acts of goodness. Fasting, a grateful reminder for what … [Read More...]

Pause for this Brief Conscious Break

We break your regular programming for this brief conscious break....  The urban community is being attacked through suggestive language that is manipulating mentals around the world. The clash of historical influences are at odds. One side is justifying their decision making and re-enforcing … [Read More...]

Wednesday Wisdom Remembering Injustice

Remember Natasha Harling, 15 year old urban youth, shot and killed by a store owner. The store owner, Soon Ja Du; was only fined, given probation and community service for killing Natasha. 15 days after the shooting and killing of Natasha, we witnessed the video beaten of Rodney King, by Los … [Read More...]

Baseerah and Urban Technology

Being raised in Inner-City America is more of a gift, rather than a curse as most think. Its abrasive and agitating culture contains, insightful mental elements for successful personal growth; and/or can cause stagnation and destruction (your choice). Since African Americans appointment with … [Read More...]

Every Thursday… Think Positive

"Every Thursday" will feature people of creativity and/or ideas of leadership throughout their work. Today's blog-ver-sa-tion is a simple quote, for positive thinking. Look straight forward, be respectful and have humility throughout your days. Let the Creator reveal your next steps. Speak little … [Read More...]

Wisdom Wednesday … Revive.Renew.Restore

History is researched for awareness. The knowledge of a person or group's presence and their narrative revives intelligence. Information reviving imagination, which could revive a society's faithful spiritual consciousness. The restoration of society's spirituality, vitally needs resurrection. … [Read More...]

Is That Right! “Knock-Knock”

There is a pain some of us carry, who grew up without the guidance of their fathers. A Desire young men to have a father, will always desire. A desire he wishes for no other male to encounter, feel or have to embrace. In company of this desire, is another feeling; a feeling to Succeed and Triumph … [Read More...]

Every Thursday with Perserverance

"Every Thursday" will feature people of creativity and/or ideas of leadership throughout their work. Life brings its' trials, guiding a person to rethink life for a positive change. Embarking on a journey into new realms of creativity, new territories and embracing wonderful people - where is it … [Read More...]