When is Enough, Enough?

Advertisements *This was written on 6/5/20, shortly after hearing about the death of George Floyd. I found this in my Notes app in my phone and I felt like it shouldn’t live there. These words were written at a time when emotions were high and all over the place. And in some respects, these feelingsContinue reading “When is Enough, Enough?”

Self-Care Sunday: Unplug to Stay Safe

Advertisements Although things appear to have calmed down, the nation is still grieving. There are still parts of our souls that are still raw. Videos and incidents are coming up everyday of racial injustices that either were never talked about, not talked about enough, or just happened and now need to be talked about. AlongContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: Unplug to Stay Safe”

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?”

My Experience at #BlackoutNC

Advertisements Let me start by saying this post will probably be one of the most important posts I’ve written. Ive done my best to sit with my emotions and opinions and reflect on what i wanted to say and how i wanted to feel about it. So, here goes In the last month orContinue reading “My Experience at #BlackoutNC”

The Beginning of a Powerful Movement in Black History

Advertisements 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 toContinue reading “The Beginning of a Powerful Movement in Black History”

Stressed.

Advertisements With every headline, I get more and more stressed. I wonder if my daughter will be safe in school. I wonder if my husband will be safe anywhere. I wonder if I will be safe anywhere. Everything going on around us, just breeds more and more disdain and leads to a level of skepticismContinue reading “Stressed.”

Your Ignorance Does Not Get My Sympathy

Advertisements This past MLK Day, another non-person of color surfaced in the media for a video that she posted on her Instagram, for blatantly spewing the N-word several times with no real care in the world from what it appears.  According to her, I guess her being in the south gave her the authority andContinue reading “Your Ignorance Does Not Get My Sympathy”

We’re Tired of Companies That Always “Get it Wrong”

Advertisements There are really no words to describe the outrage that appeared in social media when this picture showed up “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” is what the hoodie says. Well alright. My first reaction to the hoodie was, “well, that was HORRIBLY executed and offensive as hell.” I also knew that there wasContinue reading “We’re Tired of Companies That Always “Get it Wrong””

Silently Suffering…..

Advertisements 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 everydayContinue reading “Silently Suffering…..”