Black History Month 2019: Week 1: L O V E

Contrary to the lyrics of the popular Beatles song, love is not all we need. As we kick off my favorite month of the year, I reflect over last year’s black history posts on my site, and I also reflect on what has transpired in my personal life and the world I live in. Police …

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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 …

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. …

Trust

The way my trust in God is setup, there is NO other help I know. EVERYTHING I need can only be supplied by my Heavenly Father!

Crooked Letter

There are people who believe that all Mississippians are backwoods hillbillies with no electricity and speak in broken english. There are also people who believe that our nation is the strongest its ever been and that our current leadership is leading the nation to once again be a force in front of the rest of …