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Much of my story has been about bridging gaps. I am an HIV/AIDS educator, writer and aspiring lawyer/academic seeking to create systemic change in how members of global society fundamentally address Human Rights.

I aspire to be the lead protagonist voice in a Disney animated feature.

Posts by Supernerd

From:1910 Osborne Place, To: the media bogeymen

By Supernerd 6:33 pm October 18, 2010 On October 3-4, 2010, 10 members of the Latin King Goonies found one of their recruits, a 17 year- old wannabe, leaving the home of “La Reina [the queen].” They decided to torture him to find out if he was a “fag.”  After finding out that their potential recruit had […]

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It’s better than money: It’s FOOD STAMPS!

By Supernerd 6:19 am December 24, 2009     I read the New York Times article titled “Food Stamps Usage Soars, Stigma Fades.” The article is about the lessening of  stigma regarding the use of food stamps. What comes to mind when you think of the U.S. welfare system, specifically food stamps or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)?  For me, I […]

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WORLD AIDS DAY: Reflections and Memories

By Supernerd 5:41 pm December 3, 2009 In honor of World AIDS Day 2009, I want to open up a conversation/discussion about sex.  Sex makes me nervous! I get nervous both before and after sex. I am nervous because in my head I picture this spinning chart of numbers and statistics that makes me realize that sex is the ultimate Russian roulette. You pull […]

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The Silent Depression:Young, Black and Jobless

By Supernerd 6:00 pm November 26, 2009   On November 24, 2009 in an article form the Washington Post, it has been reported that joblessness for 16 – to – 24 year old black men has reached proportions similar to the Great Depression; i.e., 34.5 percent of black men between the ages of 16 – […]

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Donnie McClurkin vs Tonéx: Round ONE

By Supernerd 5:24 pm November 19, 2009   The homosexuality controversy in black faith communities has reached a feverish pitch, especially with Tonéx’s and Donnie McClurkin’s recent admissions. Probably most renowned for the rumors regarding their sexuality, these two black gospel singers have become the centerpiece to the debate of the role homosexuals should play […]

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Morehouse: from your closet speaks truth

By Supernerd 9:59 am November 12, 2009   Personally, I find sagging pants, du-rags, grills and accessories distasteful; however, I stand by people’s right to be self-expressive, particularly when it comes to ‘cross-dressing.’ In talking about Morehouse College dress code, I have to give props to Frank Leon Roberts for his post on the Root.  In Morehouse’s efforts […]

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Derrion Albert, Fenger High and Neighborhood Melee Part 2: Establishing Blame

By Supernerd 3:12 am November 3, 2009   httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55FpBt6jJc0 “Where were the cops?” asks Letzbeforreal in his mini-video.  His question is not new. He, like everyone else, is looking to hold some bigger entity accountable for the murder of Derrion Albert.  He wants to lay blame where it does “the most good.”  Others assign blame to […]

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Derrion Albert, Fenger High and the Neighborhood Melee Part 1

By Supernerd 3:42 pm October 16, 2009 http://www.iviewtube.com/videos/89320/16-year-old-derrion-albert-beaten-to-death-in-chicago Derrion Albert’s murder was something like a blood sport event. As you watch in this clip, you can hear the man and woman, the camera crew, filming with their phone.  Starting at 36 seconds, the man says “Let me see that shawty,” to which the female responds […]

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Human Rights in the Near East: Part 1

By Supernerd 5:35 pm September 23, 2009 In 2004, humiliation, pain and torture were inflected on an Afghan grain merchant named Mohammed Shah Poor. The torturer was Sheikh Issa Al Nahyan, one of the 22 royal Sheikhs of the United Arab Emirate (U.A.E). At this point in the clip, I hope you have realized that Sheikh Issa’s […]

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Interracial vs Intraracial dating, loving and fucking: Part 3

By Supernerd 12:09 am September 12, 2009 When we talk about interracial dating in the new millennium, we are facing a new reality in America. In the above clip at UNC Chapel Hill, we see how youth feel about interracial dating. Unsurprisingly we find that many are open to interracial dating, except for the two […]

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