The Sun Does Shine

I’ve never shed a tear reading a book. I’ve laughed, ive smirked, I’ve cussed; never teared up or cried. This book made me tear up. Right at the part where he started to want to give up (when his mother passed), when his constant please went unanswered for years, and later denied without sometimes even…

The Beginning of a Powerful Movement in Black History

Black History Month is now among us, and as we use this month to commemorate powerful leaders and trailblazers amongst the African American race, I believe this should also be a time to pay tribute to those who unfortunately lost their lives to unjustified crimes, and the power and strength of a community to grow…

A Loss for Words…

So…*sigh* If you haven’t been noticing the recent antics of our current “leader” (please be advised I use that term loosely), you must be either just choosing to disengage (which how could I blame you), choosing to see his behavior as acceptable or living under a rock. I’m not making this post to be specifically…

Another Day, Another Face, Another Hashtag

So I wake up this morning, and have the unfortunate task of having to stomach yet another video posted on social media of a man being shot and killed.  This morning, I saw another name as a hashtag. #AltonSterling

My Heart Breaks for Savannah

This has really been something that has stuck with me in the past couple weeks. I recently found out about a domestic dispute that resulted in a murder-suicide in Savannah, Ga.  The young lady who was killed was only 19 years old and had a child. It was heartbreaking to read. Lately, it seems that…

Silently Suffering…..

I haven’t read in full detail the situation that occurred in Charleston, SC.  I don’t believe I really will. Even at this very moment, as I speak about it, I get sick. I also get nervous, fearful, afraid, angry, upset, pissed off, numb. I never thought I would have to live in fear, but everyday I…