Monthly Archives: August 2015

Are Black male writers Erasing the “Black Couple” on TV and Film?

The TV Show black-‘ish’s episode 23 “Elephant in the room”  was brilliant.  If you haven’t seen the show, the structure is basically from Dre’s (the father who works in advertising) perspective.   The basic structure of the sitcom is:  a situation … Continue reading

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Black voices- We Need Keening

Keening is a tradition all native cultures share.  The word is from Ireland and is a tradition where the women wail for the dead. In traditional American African culture has a tradition of using the voice to heal trauma.  The slaves … Continue reading

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Building Trust through Understanding, loving communication, and living an Integrated lifestyle.

A conversation this weekend made me think.  I was talking with friends, an old female friend and a new male friend, who were both white.  The conversation started with Bikram yoga, then evolved to talk about Khemitic yoga, then evolved … Continue reading

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Voice matters….always…even if you get spanked for using it.

Driving to VA from NYC a few days ago I had an argument with my older sister.  We shared a room together for around 8 years.  Twin canopy beds, and my bed was by the window, hers was by the … Continue reading

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Dear Black Women: Let’s unite to end the hair fight.

I saw a post on Facebook by a successful black woman who owns a high-end wig store.  She was ranting about the natural hair community being hypocritical. Here’s the thing…naturalistas don’t care if black women want to wear wigs or … Continue reading

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