It’s so important to pay special attention to how you’re treated. And I’m not talking about when times are good-oh no the real measure of how well your partner, your friends, your family and hell even your job cares about you is how you’re treated in times that are unpredictable and challenging. That’s when you […]Read more "We Have to Stop"
I’m not an economist. I didn’t even take economics in college (I should have). As a matter of fact I’m not that great with numbers (more of a words person-can you tell?!). Nevertheless, I’m a novice with numbers but I can calculate accurate costs as it relates to percentages off sale items and my ability […]Read more "Let’s Go Mr. President !"
Social media has created a way for society to experience moments together-we find ourselves sharing collective sighs of relief when a missing child is found, or shedding collective tears for the passing of those in life whom lived their lives to the fullest and inspired others along the way. Recently, we all let out a […]Read more "Hey Society: Tuck Your Ugly Back In!"
The last few weeks have been a hasty tempest! Aside from the fact that I’m writing this new piece with my new baby in my arms -life has been like one squall after the other to say the least! Quick update: Harper Levi is here and well. He was born at 6 pounds and 10 […]Read more "What’s Really Going On?"
The cold snow hit my face and the wind whipped my locs back and forth in a frenzy. Hard to believe a few days earlier the sun was out and I was walking around without a jacket or care in the world. I waddled to my car-moving carefully to avoid slipping and getting the bottom […]Read more "H A R P E R"
It’s amazing how our lives are ruled by choices. As I continue to reflect on choices made in the past and recent choices made now I’m in awe at how quickly my life can shift from one gear to another. Life choices made at a very young age has changed the trajectory of my life. […]Read more "Choices"
I remember being a freshman at Hampton University. I was 17 years old, hours away from home and still very much a virgin. The idea of sex fascinated me. At this time, many of my friends were losing their virginity and I basked in their retelling of how they lost it and what they did […]Read more "“Women Want To Too”"
I didn’t watch the BET awards. I can’t tell the last award show I’ve watched from beginning to end-however-I’m a highlight watcher. As a lover of all things pop culture-it doesn’t take much to keep abreast with pop culture through the use of Twitter and other social media platforms. Everyone was talking about Tyler Perry’s […]Read more "“Help Someone Cross”-Tyler Perry"
Words come way before they are written. I dream them. I’ve always dreamed in words, phrases, sentences and whole paragraphs. They would gently pull me out of a deep slumber or even a light nap. When I was younger (and read more) the current book I would be reading would find its way into my […]Read more "Words Come…"
Months prior I had a spirited conversation and then later “debate via text” with a loved one. We had just watched Jordan Peel’s latest film Us. My movie date was annoyed with Peel’s deliberate use of dark skinned actors and actresses in this modern day horror film. “That’s not realistic. Black people come in all […]Read more "”You’re Black AF, But Cute Tho”"