Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is an enormous, sprawling city with lots of stories to tell. Today, he told me stories about his history!
Dr. Neil Turner is a Renaissance Man who has turned his unique talents and skill-set into a master-key that has unlocked far more than most academics and free thinkers can imagine! We dug into his ever-expanding decade-long ethnographic fieldwork in Brazil and, among other things he helped me in my struggle to understand the Racism Vs. Classism debate and debacle that plagues my mind in Brazil. More importantly, he opens up about the other components that fill in his success as a bi-lingual:
The way he breaks down how he explored the country he was interested in is a blueprint for people interested in moving to a new culture! Continue reading
Four stops along the way, from Sao Paulo, Brazil to the Parana River! Open wide->
I work hard on accountability, I hold my friends and the men that come to me for advice accountable for their actions, and more importantly they hold me accountable for mine.
One of the best compliment I was paid all year was being told that “I make a great Accountability Partner”, since I proactively followed up by asking if they’d taken the first steps towards the goal that they’d set. Because I want to see the people that I care for win at life.
Clearly, Chef Melanito and Victor Biyouha, the engines that fuel the success of Biyou’Z have figured out what you want in your mouth!
My phone nearly exploded with all the pictures I have stored from the events, people, and places I took pictures of here in Sao Paulo!
So, You Don’t Like Black Guys?
That’s OK! Go for what you DO want!