#ConfessionsofaLocdGoddess: You Can’t Wear Locs if You’re Not Black…Huh?

I wrote a post a while back entitled Hair Envy and IG Pages to Follow . In that post, I mentioned 3 Instagram pages I follow for loc inspiration. One page in particular, locology (@locology on Instagram) is possibly the most diverse. On this particular page, you can find locs from different stages, but also … Continue reading #ConfessionsofaLocdGoddess: You Can’t Wear Locs if You’re Not Black…Huh?

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10 Great Resources for Poets and Writers

As a poet, spoken word artist, writer, entrepreneur (and several other amazing adjectives), I found it very difficult to find affordable and practical resources to help better myself and my craft. I had been writing since about 2000 and performing since 2010, yet, I was still having some challenges seeking quality programs and general guidance … Continue reading 10 Great Resources for Poets and Writers

We Should Be Grateful for Her Survival

…With little to guide her, except fidelity to her own experience, she documented the survival of love, loyalty, joy, humor and affirmation, as well as tragedy in black life. Who could help wondering what would have been the difference in Zora Hurston’s life and career if there had been a large black reading public, and … Continue reading We Should Be Grateful for Her Survival

How Did I Become the Third Wheel?!?!?

Photo Cred: askmen.com I was listening to the radio one morning and an awesome topic was being discussed. I couldnt wait to get to my computer to post my two cents about it lol! So, picture it. You're calling up your closest girlfriend or guy friend to hang out one night; nothing too fancy, just … Continue reading How Did I Become the Third Wheel?!?!?