Author Archives: Deshawn

Journalist and aspiring writer. Contact me at da.advocates@gmail.com

Top 5 Greatest Agents in Music.

Ever wondered who has been the best at making deals in the music industry? Some artists have average or even inferior deals with record companies and therefore don’t make the money that could make had they hired better managers, agents, and representati ...

Why Some People Fail and Others Succeed.

I, like most Americans, work. I work hard, I feel. I dedicate 8 hours a day, 5 days a week (at minimum) to my employment, making great efforts towards ensuring projects I complete are exceptional and company goals are achieved. I’ve held a couple of job ...

Death of Romance III: The Sex Effect.

Love and companionship aren’t the only desires a person has when pursuing or participating in a serious romantic relationship. One of the most fundamentally important elements of romantic relationships is, of course, sex. Sexual intercourse can be consi ...

I Can’t Breathe… For Different Reasons.

In the aftermath of the shooting death of unarmed Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO and the chokehold death of unarmed Eric Garner in New York, NY, many have been enraged that justice was not being served with regard to punishing the individuals who were respons ...

400 Years a Slave.

So I had no intentions on writing an article today. However, I was up late last night watching 12 Years a Slave. If you have ever seen it, you can imagine how enraged I became. Some things are better said than just felt. After watching this movie, I reali ...

The NFL is Only About Money, Not About Ethics.

The NFL has gone through more turmoil the beginning of this season than it ever has in its history. Running back Ray Rice and defensive ends Greg Hardy and Ron McDonald were all charged with a domestic violence crimes, star running back Adrian Peterson wa ...

OKC Thunder Free Agency 2014.

It is Wednesday, and the 2014 NBA Draft is a day away. As NBA teams retool, the Oklahoma City Thunder is a team that needs to do the same. It was apparent from this year’s post-season that the Thunder need to revamp their roster in order to add quality ...

The Ubiquity of Racism in Dating.

The Sterling saga continues. Yesterday, Donald Sterling, former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, announced that he intends to sue the NBA for $1 billion. This of course came after the wake of his racist remarks that got him banned from the league in the ...