Articles by John C. Richards Jr.

Sex, God, and The Single Life: Book Review

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There are certain topics that scream single Christian. Sex and singleness is one... 

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Good Tree, Bad Tree: Tips on Evaluating Relationships

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Do you know what kind of fruit your current dating relationship is producing? Read more

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How Donald Sterling and TMZ Hijacked the NBA Playoffs

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Donald Sterling’s racist remarks are nothing new but they have become news. What’s so different now and what should the result of the dustup be? Read more

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Black Man’s Kryptonite: The Booty

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The struggle of lusting over the female derriere is shared by many men, but there is a truth behind the looks and tactics that can help men overcome temptation. Read more

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The New Klan: The Real Threat For Young Black Men

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There’s a new nocturnal threat to young black men and its calling card isn’t a burning cross. Read more

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Pulpits, Pimps, and Progress: A Lament

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There’s been a lot of focus in media on the prosperity gospel lately. A lament from a brother concerned about church perspectives. Read more

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Fruitvale Station: A Tragic Tale of Commuting While Black

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While commuting, Oscar Grant lost his life on New Year’s Day in 2009. A film... 

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Dark Girls: Getting Past The Paper Bag Test

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For centuries African Americans were told their skin color was inferior. A documentary that points out the consequences has people talking. Will the conversation end there though? Read more

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“Fix Me” Is The New Black

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The black community is spending a lot of its time watching “fixers” on television. Has that triggered an inner longing we all have? Read more

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Geno’s Awkward Moment

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Geno Smith, former West Virginia quarterback, waited longer than expected last week to hear his name called at the NFL draft. Are black NFL quarterbacks still working to avoid stereotypes? Read more

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