FLOTUS is the ULTIMATE Brilliant Black Girl!

Everyone is ranting and raving about how amazing and captivating the FLOTUS' speech was last night at the DNC. I, like others, am always in awe whenever Mrs. Obama takes the podium and commands the audience's respect and attention. Last night, when she delivered the speech of a lifetime, was no different. First Lady Michelle … Continue reading FLOTUS is the ULTIMATE Brilliant Black Girl!

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Friendship in a time of War

With all of the chaos, hatred & oppression that's going on in the world, it is imperative that we take care of ourselves. For some, it's going for a long walk or curling up with a good book or even just disconnecting from social media all together. For me, it's about friendship. I am such … Continue reading Friendship in a time of War

I am Sandra Bland.

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of Sandra Bland's death in a Texas jail cell. She entered the facility 3 days before her death for "failure to signal a  lane change" and never left. When the news broke and her arrest was plastered all over the media, I saw so much of myself in her. … Continue reading I am Sandra Bland.

No Justice. No Peace.

"No Justice, No Peace! No Racist...Police!" This was one of many chants and declarations that could be heard as we flooded the streets of downtown Atlanta last night. Over 10,000 people, Black, Brown, White and otherwise gathered in the name of justice for Black lives. If I am being honest, while I have attended vigils … Continue reading No Justice. No Peace.