A Hate Crime and A Possible

Hate crimes are cut and dry. A person with a heart of stone uses violence to demean another person or entity for no reason other than a passion to hurt those different from themselves. What happened to Jussie Smollett is a crime and a shame. People are feeling empowered by this political climate and using …

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Whose Birthday Is It?

“All I got is these broken clocks, I ain’t got no time just….burning daylight” SZA Photo by Raychan on Unsplash Another year that I am grateful to see, and I plan to make the best of it. This day is one where I always reflect on where my life has been and where I want it to go. …

I Took The Day Off

“Girl, get your money” Tank and The Bangas, a soulful group from New Orleans, spoke these words on a song that really registered with me. It’s a pep talk I give myself very often. You should see me in the mirror, whipping my hair and singing, "Gotta get the money real quick, real quick"! I …

Who Can We Run To?

The major topic for the last few days has really created a purge of all of my social media accounts. People I respected, have known for years as acquaintances, and even close friends have gotten the boot. The war against black women has reared its ugly head and the results have been unsettling, to say …

Hello, 2019

2018 was a lot of fun. I laughed, traveled, celebrated, and embraced major changes in my life. I accomplished some goals, stepped out on faith, helped others the best I could, and tried my best to be the daughter, sister, friend, co-worker, and partner in the lives of those around me. I still fell short. …