Photo by Hian Oliveira on Unsplash I am not in competition with you Sis! You are dope and so am I. It’s a genetic thing that we can’t avoid or deny, so why don’t we come to a truce and focus on our revolution. I totally get why you may have issues with trusting the positive energy that … Continue reading Dear Sis: An Open Letter to Black Women
Sunday morning, I woke up to an article entitled "U.S. Hurdler, Who’s Not Going to Rio, Breaks World Record." And I said to myself, whaatttt? How does that happen? My confusion drove me to click on the article, my inquisitive nature implored me to read, and I'm so glad I did. Here's how someone can … Continue reading What’s next after you fail? A World Record.
Last Friday I decided to do some bonding with my daughter and take her to the movies. Feeling a little selfish, I decided to choose a movie that allowed me to relive a bit of my youth while at the same time introduce her to some hip hop history. So of course we went and saw Straight … Continue reading Straight Outta Compton: The Best Movie of the Year
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The movie Selma did more than just spark my desire to unify my race but opened my eyes wider to true American and personal issues.
I'm just here to report the news. There is so much going on right now that it's the least I can do but these are only tidbits on the happenings occurring around the world for #nojusticenopeace #blacklivesmatter. 'I can't breathe!' Protesters chant Garner's chokehold plea A Grand Jury Did Indict One Person Involved … Continue reading [Urban E-News] The Revolution WILL be Televised
I sat with my husband and daughter and watched the grand jury verdict come down. No indictment for Darren Wilson. I immediately felt my mind and body go numb. I was not able to sit through the entire "verdict" delivery. I went to my baby daughter's room and just sat. I cried. I prayed. And … Continue reading Reaction to the Michael Brown Jr. Case: Numbness