Starting Your Dreams Later In Life and Embracing the Detour

I know it's been a while since I've posted anything but that's because of my job. I'm working as a reporter covering Oakland and I host an arts segment on the radio where I get to interview amazing artists from around the Bay Area. Plus I'm publicizing my book and building my speaking career! 
You know what's funny? I thought this would all happen by the time I was 27-30.  Nope. That wasn't God's plan for me. I'm finally beginning to do the things I've wanted to do and I'm almost 40 years old. Some people reading this who are 40 will say 40 is still young. But some younger people reading may think 40 is nearly ancient. But I'm writing this post for those who like me, thought their career and personal dreams would come true much early in life. I'm here to tell you not to give up. 
You know, death inspires life. A number of my relatives and friends have passed away, ranging in age from 20's to 80's. Actor Luke Perry, my middle…

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The Brian Copeland Show

Tune into The Brian Copeland Show today on KGO Newstalk 810 at 1pm PST. I will be on at the top of the show discussing being an Oakland teen and daughter of Chris Darden during the O.J. Simpson trial.

I interviewed Brian Copeland in 2011 about his one-man play on depression called The Waiting Period. Now I'm on the other side of the mic. We're both passionate about mental health. Hopefully we can work that into discussion as well as my African-American erotica research.

 Tune in!

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