Black History Month: Week 2: REFLECTION

Do you know what it means to be black? Does anyone really know?The first post I ever created on this site was about blackness, but to be honest blackness is so unique and multifaceted that I have a hard time keeping one definition. It evolves as much as the person who is manifesting it.  I encourage …

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH: WEEK 1: ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I have wide eyes, a bright smile, I am above average height and I have big feet, big hands, and thick glasses. But the first thing you notice about me is my brown skin! I'm a little lighter in some areas and a little darker than others, my pigmentation is my glory. See it, and …

Ode to Self-Care

I looked in the mirror one day this past week and said "I miss you" and I sincerely meant that. It seems silly to say that I miss myself but I was really having a moment that day. Every part of me used to be in sync with the other parts, but lately that has not …

Ode to Badu

“Sistahs how yall feel? Fellas yall alright?” I was about 6 or 7 when I was introduced to a voice that was so soothing and comforting that I still remember that initial feeling after almost 20 years. I could not even understand at that moment that I was falling in love with music. It was …