Champions' Blog

Archive for March, 2011

  • Donuts for Dads

      I had the honor of addressing the dads of Pimlico Elementary/Middle #223 on Tuesday, March 29, at their annual Donuts for Dads event.  Rev. Al Bailey of New Psalmist Baptist Church also spoke.  Of course, supplying coffee and donuts is a great way to gather dads, (at least for […]

  • From DuBois to The Prep School Negro

    On the website Documenting the American South, The Souls of Black Folk is described thus: W. E. B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk (1903) is a seminal work in African American literature and an American classic. In this work Du Bois proposes that “the problem of the Twentieth […]

  • Inner Champion > Missing Leg

    I just read an intriguing article on thepostgame.com about Arizona State wrestler Anthony Robles.  He just won the Division I NCAA national championship in the 125lb. weight class.  In and of itself, there’s nothing remarkable about that.  Someone wins every year.  Until you consider that Mr. Robles, a senior, was […]

  • What Good Men Look Like

    I spent the past weekend participating in a men’s conference at New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore. As a member, I was proud to hear Bishop Walter Thomas, Sr., Pastor of New Psalmist, announce that there were over one thousand men registered and engaged in an event designed to bring […]

  • Welcome

      I want to take a moment to welcome everyone to my new cyber-home: www.steveberlack.org. This website is a testament to the power of faith.  I’m here to give testimony that if any of you reading this believe that you have a purpose and submit your life to fulfilling that […]

  • We All Come In Crying

    All of us come into this world crying.  We’re pushed, pulled, traumatized and finally…spanked.  We all respond in the same way.  Without knowing how to verbalize the “This is some BS!” feeling we have…we simply cry.  And wait to see what happens next.  And the bad news is…the whole event […]