Entries by N. Ali Early


It takes a village to raise a child and that old adage couldn’t be truer for Colorado’s only Spelman College enrollee since 2015 – Nicole Dudley. A four-year AVID student, varsity POMS cheerleader and all around great kid, Nicole needs your help!  Prior to being accepted and subsequently beginning her Freshman campaign, the lifetime academically […]

Kendrick’s TPAB Still Making Noise

There seems to be a colony of culture critics going around bashing Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, for favor of nothing in particular. My immediate take on it was that the noise makes for more publicity on an album that was released two seasons ago… For better or worse, if people are still talking […]

Bout Time For Blaine?

I’m no football nerd, but I like the NFL – especially when the San Francisco 49ers are doing well. If you are a football fan, you know that isn’t the case right about now. As a result, I’m a little detached from the game and then there’s hoop season, which always takes ahold of me […]

No Time Like The Present

It’s an old cliche, but couldn’t be truer… especially for me. It’s the fourth quarter of 2015, I have a newborn, a six year old and a beautiful wife of nearly six years. I have everything to live for and a burning urge to fight. Negative forces be gone and positive ones unite! I’ve come […]