Organize (Arrange)

Here in Oakland, a legal framework for the local interest and growth in Cannabusiness went on the books in 2004. Arriving 8 years after the passage of the Compassionate Care Act (1996), passage of Measure Z by electorate vote eased the conflict between local law enforcement and medical marijuana providers (startups, by the way). First-time employers in the cannabis field will really benefit from reading Debby Goldsberry‘s … Continue reading Organize (Arrange)


We had certainly sent Noah to his people, and he said, “O my people, worship Allah; you have no deity other than Allah. Indeed, I fear for you the punishment of a tremendous Day.” Said the eminent among his people, “Indeed, we see you in clear error.” Noah said, “O my people, there is not error in me, but I am a messenger from the … Continue reading TRUE OF EACH.

Idea: Use and Sell Mortgage-Backed Securities to Protect, Ensure & Secure ROI (Return On Investment)

What I’m suggesting is like selling an insulated investment. A mortgage-backed security investing in small borrower instabilities could simultaneously scale down defaults with the instrument  AND over time in the borrower pool…. Peace. Emeryville, California February 10th 2017 P.S. I hope everyone’s Black History Month is going well…. ​​ Continue reading Idea: Use and Sell Mortgage-Backed Securities to Protect, Ensure & Secure ROI (Return On Investment)

Empowerment, Dignity and Understanding (E-D-U) Ending Crime

An alternative in presenting this idea: Empowered/Educated And Dignified, Understanding People (‘EAD UP) To End Crime  ​ You’ll see National Geographic is compiling the genetic information for human genomic research. I, personally, believe we do not know enough about ourselves as humans yet to refuse to contribute “our information” to such a project. I, also, am certain, not everyone agrees with me. There are trust deficits aplenty for … Continue reading Empowerment, Dignity and Understanding (E-D-U) Ending Crime

We Will End Homelessness Here

In August 2007 (Black August), I began a blog entitled Everything Is Hip Hop. I launched it with a post on graff, ” I bomb graffiti on the tomb of Nefertiti “. The line is a lyric from the popular Lauryn Hill song “Everything is Everything“. I extended her image as the same fate, ultimately, of the modern citizen in this modern world. Certainly, Americans; … Continue reading We Will End Homelessness Here

Cleaning Up

Taggin #theFDA and #theFCC ( there was a Black guy heading there, too – one of Gen Powell's sons, Michael his name maybe – but I might be white; admittedly I ain't sure I've ever seen my mother's face) and #theDeptofJustice and #HomelandSecurity and get help from #theNationalOrgOnWomenNOW and #BlackGirlsCode and #SisterOutsider and #bellhooks and @ A photo posted by U S (@uzsmalls) on Jun … Continue reading Cleaning Up