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 ┬álane 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.


Hey y'all! So...I have been gone for a while and have done a lot of thinking. Mainly thinking about why I had been gone for so long (#OverThinkersUnite?). During my "hiatus," I found so many "reasons" (i.e. excuses) to NOT return to this blog any time soon. These EXCUSES ranged from "I don't have enough … Continue reading STOP….Running.

Why I hate the word “Motherless”

With Mother's Day on the horizon, I cannot help but think of those who may have recently (or not so recently) lost a Mother or Mother figure. Right now, stores are filled with Mother's Day cards, balloons, flowers and all of the goodies that we normally buy for the special Moms in our lives. However, … Continue reading Why I hate the word “Motherless”

Golden Girls….in the hood?

Hey y'all! Back again to share today's rant/stream of consciousness. So, if you're a little thrown off the by picture, just hold on! Yes, these are the classic, HILARIOUS, say-whatever-they-want Golden Girls from Miami! (Yes, I know the show was not real). It is, however, my absolute favorite TV show...probably ever (I am about 100 … Continue reading Golden Girls….in the hood?

Welcome from Brilliant Black Girl

Greetings BBGs! Thank you all for checking out my blog. I am brand-spanking new to the world of blogging, so please bear with me. I have wanted to create a blog (or as I sometimes call it "visual of the non-stop page-turning journal in my head") for a LONG time now. However, due to imposter … Continue reading Welcome from Brilliant Black Girl