Episode 12: THE ANGER

I’ll never forget how I went to bed the night of November 8, 2016. My wife and I had allowed our five-year-old daughter to stay up with us to...

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Episode 11: WELL IT MUST BE TRUE

I was recently out with other contractors in a predominately-black, working-class neighborhood of West Baltimore assessing a potential development site. The contractors were white architects who have worked in...

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Episode 10: Redshift

My daughters have a very different childhood than I did. My goal often times has been to give them everything I never had. Because of this, they enjoy an...

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Episode 9: Chuck is Disgruntled

I started my professional career right after college and I immediately recognized in my industry of planning and engineering, African Americans were far and few between. In a city...

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Episode 8: Lamar Odom

A few years ago when Lamar Odom famously was found unconscious and almost dead at a bunny-ranch outside of Las Vegas, I remember the media response was brutal. As...

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Episode 7: Me and the Cops

Not too long ago I was sitting at a picnic table outside of my daughter’s gymnastic practice in suburban Maryland. As I sat there with my headphones on and...

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