The Hate You Give – Angie Thomas

This is more than a story, this is a reality for many of us, especially people of oppression. This is more than a book, but a cry out for many of you to understand our fear, our hatred, and our pain.

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Today We Talked About Racism

  My 14 year old and 16 year old daughters received gifts from one of their Aunties for Christmas. Its a sweatshirt that represents the beauty it is to be black. Its a sweatshirt from Black Republic & Company that says on the front, “I’m Black Whats Your Super Power?” It’s a shirt that uplifted […]

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No Review – I am judging the racist.

Its time out for the exclusions and separations. I know its Thursday, the day I have scheduled to do reviews.. but today, I don’t feel like much of a review, at least not of a book, movie or television show. I will save that for next week. This week, I want to talk about the […]

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Breaking My Silence…

Over the last month, I have been silent – not in real life, but virtually silent. I stopped writing because I felt like my writing was just because, it had no real meaning and no real purpose behind it. So I stopped and starting thinking about my next moves. During the last few months, I […]

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She is us… we are her… we could be.

Someone has lost their life… this is not a time to be petty and childish… Justine Damond, her name is something important, yes she is a white woman, but WHY DOES THAT MATTER? This woman, called the police for protection and instead she was shot dead in the street as if she was the person […]

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Jay Z, Jay Z, Jay Z… Boy You Still Got It!

Review Time!!!!   So after debating in my head since the debut of 4:44 whether I was going to redo my membership for Tidal, Facebook made me aware that Jay had snuck his new album to iTunes this morning. Best part was, my Apple Music Membership covered it!  Let me tell you, I have been […]

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Change You First – then the World

You say you’re ready for a revolution, but are you sure? You say you want a revolution, but are you sure? You say you are tired of people being oppressed and want changes and call everyone in the neighborhood out for not standing up but are you? See sometimes we need to stand up and […]

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Any discrimination is unacceptable!

-Isms… I’m done with them all. Why is it that is you stand for one thing you can’t stand for something else. In America, there is a thing called privileged but if you are not a straight white male, you don’t know the true meaning of that word, nor does it pertain to you. I […]

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