About me

Gender Male
Industry Marketing
Occupation Marketing - Finance
Location Chicago, IL, United States
Introduction I am a product marketer, perfume oil designer, and stock investor. My interests are Economics, History, Science, Politics, Jazz, Philosophy, The Lotus Sutra, Black Atheism, Church & State Separation Issues, Constitutional Law, African Affairs and Liberation Atheology.
Favorite Movies The Matrix, The Day The Earth Stood Still (Original), The Italian Job, Pulp Fiction, The Three Stooges, Forrest Gump, The Red Violin, Amadeus, She's Gotta Have It, All Star Wars Movies, All Star Trek Movies, JFK, Unforgivable Blackness, Four Little Girls, The Spanish Prisoner, House of Games, Race to the Moon, The Shawshank Redemption, The Thomas Crown Affair (Original), Do The Right Thing, Ghost Dog - The Way of the Samurai, Malcolm X, The Crying Game, The Pelican Brief
Favorite Music Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Mozart, Erykah Badu, Weather Report, Public Enemy, Wynton Marsalis, Ahmad Jamal, Santana, Yes, Keith Jarrett, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Jill Scott, McCoy Tyner, Led Zeppelin, King Crimson, Beethoven Quartets, Prince, Jimi Hendrix, Mahler, Anita Baker, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Return To Forever, Michael Jackson, James Brown, Al Green, Andreas Vollenweider, Wayne Shorter, Passport, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Bach, Dvorak, Yusef Lateef, Bud Powell
Favorite Books Lotus Sutra (all translations), The Gosho of Nichiren (all translations), The End of Faith (Sam Harris), The Portable Atheist (Christopher Hitchens), Glass Children (Daisaku Ikeda), Message to the Blackman in America (Elijah Muhammad), The Isis Papers (Dr. Frances Cress Welsing), Space and Eternal Life (Daisaku Ikeda), Equations of Eternity (David Darling), God Is Not Great (Christopher Hitchens), Letter to a Christian Nation (Sam Harris), The Shaping of Black America (Lerone Bennett Jr.), From Superman To Man (JA Rogers), The God Delusion (Richard Dawkins), Up From Slavery (Booker T Washington), The African Origin Of Civilization (Cheikh Anta Diop), I Have A Dream (Martin Luther King Jr), By Any Means Necessary (Malcolm X), In Defense of Secular Humanism (Paul Kurtz), The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra (Daisaku Ikeda), Lectures On The Opening of the Eyes (Daisaku Ikeda), The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin), Losing The Race (John McWhorter), The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey (Amy Jacques Garvey), Black Rednecks and White Liberals (Thomas Sowell), The Economics and Politics of Race (Thomas Sowell), A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking), The Theory of Everything (Stephen Hawking), Death by Black Hole (Neil deGrasse Tyson), The End of Biblical Studies (Hector Avalos), Atheist Universe (David Mills), Buddhism After Patriarchy (Rita M Gross), A History of Buddhist Philosophy (David J Kalupahana), Good to Great (Jim Collins), Multiple Streams of Income (Robert G Allen), If You Want to be Rich & Happy Don't go to School (Robert T Kiyosaki), Marcus Garvey - Message to the People (Tony Martin), The Reckoning (Randall Robinson), Negroes With Guns (Robert F Williams), Success Runs in Our Race (George C Fraser), The Wealth Of Nations (Adam Smith), No Logo (Naomi Klein), Why I Love Black Women (Michael Eric Dyson), The Godless Constitution (Issac Kramnick), What's God Got To Do With It? (Robert Ingersoll), The Cold War And The Color Line (Thomas Borstelmann)