Usher In The Future That We Imagine Tomorrow…

  I had the honor and the privilege to attend a lecture by Sister (Dr.) Angela Davis earlier tonight with my husband and several of our Donda’s House, Inc. students. I want to share some of the thoughts that resonated with me: – There is a difference between addressing individuals who commit racist acts vs. addressing structural…

Send Lauryn Hill Some Mail in Jail

I’m a huge fan of Lauryn Hill, and have been since I heard her sing as a High School Student. It was Lauryn Hill who gave me the courage to rock my natural hair at the tender age of 17… It was Lauryn Hill whose album title forced me to go read Dr. Carton G….

You Can’t Want A Man That Has Everything & You Have Nothing!

  My bestie, my hubby and I were having a conversation recently about dating and we all came to the conclusion that a woman has to bring something to the table, she has to be self-sufficient, is she is going to attract a man who has even a little “somethin’ somethin’.” A woman who has…

My Spin on “Why Wasn’t I Good Enough”?

Why Wasn’t I Good Enough, was a particularly interesting post for me because many women feel that way. For whatever reason when a relationship goes sour women often blame themselves. When I was single I used to say “God is preparing me for something better and protecting me from something worst.” I only had one…

Every Man Wants Peace At Home

I was watching a reality show the other day, and a man entered his home. Before he could even get his shoes off his wife started yelling. They went back and forth for a while and finally the man put on his shoes, grabbed his coat and walked out the door. His phone started buzzing,…

Huge Announcement…

Soooo…. remember that HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT that I promised you guys last week? Drum roll please… I will now be writing for ThisIsTheDream.com! I will have a weekly post over there and my first one was published today. It is called “Dating Malpractice: Is Your Vision Failing You?” Here is an excerpt: Some of us need…

For Colored Girls…

I was introduced to for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange in High School by my Writing As Performance teacher. The book left an impression on me. I was so excited to find out it would be adapted to film and would premiere in January of 2011. Imagine…

What Type of Treatment Are You Inviting?

From @JBeckham7 – You are treated how you act.. Wanna be treated like a lady… Act like one.. #latenighttweet.. Smh We can all act like clothing and appearance doesn’t matter. In a perfect world – it wouldn’t. But it does, and based on how you dress and speak, people make judgments about you (just like…