As I kid I watched 'Star Trek' and 'Battlestar Galactica.'
It took me until my 40s to realize the five essential areas that are important to at least have a real dating chance. Obviously, beyond the physical compatibility, which is where we all start in junior high school, I think that intellectual compatibility and spiritual compatibility, emotional intelligence, and financial compatibility are important.
People think that it's ok to degenerate and disrespect someone just because they're in the public eye.
I've played lots of law enforcement agents, and I do have friends that are in the bureau, in the DEA, and who are detectives and captains.
A lot of times, we don't seek the help. If you come from a family where you might have been abused, a lot of times, particularly with males, regardless of what the ethnic background is there's a sense of like 'Just keep it moving.'
I'm a very funny person that doesn't get the chance to do a lot of comedy, and the same thing with my accents.
I've always been an activist, so my participation in community outreach and helping is just a natural extension of that.
It's very rare that Black actors get an opportunity to do period pieces and to have a breadth of characters to choose from in their work.
I'm a rabble rouser, man!
I made some money, some real money on my first real estate transaction.
Being raised Muslim, we had to get up at the crack of dawn to pray. There was no sleeping in, no getting up Saturday morning to watch cartoons because there was no TV in the house. But you got up and you worked, cleaned the house.