At All Costs, Do Not Hesitate to Protect Your Peace

I never fully realized the significance of peace until I came face-to-face with almost losing it completely. On the daily, my job is highly demanding, emotionally draining and unpredictable beyond measure. As a result, a mean case of anxiety is now a permanent fixture of my life. With almost three years of tenure under my […]

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To My Readers

Whew! No new posts since November 2018. All I can say is, life comes at you fast… But, just like every other red-blooded human being, I’m not perfect and I am in the process of successfully grasping the concept of consistency. My goal (moving forward) is to drop, at least one post, every Thursday. Once […]

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Still We Rise: Dubbing 2018 The Year of the Black Woman

It’s 6:51 AM and I’m still reeling from finally¬†getting a chance to witness the greatness that is Janelle Monae’s melaninated, buttery goodness of a video entitled “Pynk”. I’m the type of person who likes to wait for excessive hype to die down before I dive into checking out certain forms of creative expression. When the […]

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When “No” is Not Enough: Combating Sexual Harassment in a Misogynist’s Society

Long-time news news correspondent Matt Lauer was fired from NBC today for allegations of sexual harassment. Film producer and former film executive Harvey Weinstein recently took numerous L’s with over 83 allegations being pitted against his impeccable Hollywood rep. The United States of America’s own Donald J. Trump was even accused of sexual misconduct during […]

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I Stand with Him: Why Colin Kaepernick’s Controversial GQ Cover is Long Overdue

GQ Magazine has officially named Colin Kaepernick as “Citizen of the Year” and I am completely overjoyed. Colin Kaepernick has spewed a much-needed dialogue amongst the American people. When the ex-quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the National Anthem, back in early September, the 30-year-old athlete gave birth to a movement […]

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Unplugging the ‘Gram

As some of you may know, I’ve taken few steps back from social media, Instagram especially… There were times where I found myself waking up in the AM and blindly scrolling for the morning tea (courtesy of @TheShadeRoom) and even stalking a few fashion pages for RiRi’s latest ‘fit; however, that vicious cycle of repeatedly […]

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