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Soft Enough to Bend and Grow

I look back at my recent past experiences with relationships and I see how weak I was with the facade of “strong black woman”. Continue reading

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Beyoncé Lioness…Goddess…Thank You.

I wrote this post on my facebook page…but really…it’s a blog. The American entertainment industry loves to portray African American women as weak mothers with broken families. While it glorifies the White mother. Just look at all the TV shows … Continue reading

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Mindfulness & Meditation= Powerful tools to deal with racists.

I’ve been in Sarasota, Florida for about a month now.  I came down here to write.  I came down here to re-focus.  I normally do not go places like Florida because I hear crazy racist shit happens here.  Before I … Continue reading

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My Feminism is connected to my FREEDOM- why I cut my locs and went back to being vegan

I became a vegetarian back in 1998 for my health, became vegan to fit in, started eating animal protein for a relationship.  In 1997 I started to loc my hair. I wanted to see how long I could grow my hair … Continue reading

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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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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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