Rest in Power, King

Advertisements He accepted the place in our hearts as our superhero. And did so with such poise, grace and respect. I respect the fact that he was able to fight as long as he did; he was able to bring us such powerful work in his lifetime. #RIHKingTChalla #RIPChadwickBoseman

What’s Free?

Advertisements I have so much on my spirit right now, but not sure really how to get it out. But I think this picture can sum up about a million thoughts that spiral in my head. What’s sad is I am beginning to lose faith that this will ever change. Will we ever be moreContinue reading “What’s Free?”

Essential Black Wisdom: Work, Artistry and Success

Advertisements Quote of the Day: “Always know there is unlimited power in a developed mind and a disciplined spirit. If your mind can conceive it and your heart can believe it, you can achieve it.” -Jesse Jackson Essential Black Wisdom: Quotes of Inspiration and Strength

I’m Rooting for Everybody Black, Too.

Advertisements Issa Rae inadvertently made her own catch phrase at the 2017 Emmy’s when she let the world know she was “rooting for everybody Black.”  Her confidence and seriousness in her answer was nothing more than amazing, and made me love her that much more.  The first time I heard it, I stood up and saidContinue reading “I’m Rooting for Everybody Black, Too.”

#AltonSterling 

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I’m Black, But I’m Not….

Advertisements Saw this video done by BuzzFeed that we shared on my Facebook and I wanted to make my own “I’m Black, but I’m not…” statement: I’m Black, but I’m not….. Ashamed of my skin. Or From the projects. In poverty. On food stamps. A weed smoker because I have dreads. Afraid of my “pro-blackness”. AContinue reading “I’m Black, But I’m Not….”

Let’s Talk About Stacey for a Minute….

Advertisements SO!, By now, I’m sure the majority of the world has now seen or heard of the statement that was made by Stacey Dash yesterday, and my good friends of social media and #BlackTwitter took no time or hesitation in issuing her several reads and set #Clapback2016 into full force (as I knew theyContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Stacey for a Minute….”

#ConfessionsOfALocdGoddess: What do Your Locs do for You? 

Advertisements I’ve been watching some loc videos and getting lots of wisdom and encouragement and came across this question: What do your locs do for you?  I decided to give my answer a try lol. When I first started my locs, I did not have a very significant story behind them, or specific goal IContinue reading “#ConfessionsOfALocdGoddess: What do Your Locs do for You? “

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

Advertisements 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, butContinue reading “#ConfessionsofaLocdGoddess: You Can’t Wear Locs if You’re Not Black…Huh?”