Category: Worldwide

My President Gave His Farewell Speech and I am Completely Unable…

…well your president did, also. In case you missed (or want to rewatch). #ObamaFarewell   I don’t think I have ever felt as emotional about a president or any political figure as I feel for Barack Obama. When he ran for president the first time in 2008, my best friend and I joined grassroots efforts […]

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Post-Presidential Election: An Ode to Self-Care

It’s been a week since America went ahead and voted the internet troll, trump, for president and I have to admit—I have been in a confusing state of emotions ever since. On election night, as the electoral votes were coming in and the race went from super close to “Jesus, Hillary is really about to […]

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The Presidential Debate is Clown Shoes!

Tonight, as I watched the second Presidential Debate featuring moderators, CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC News’ Martha Raddatz conducting the debate of presidential hopefuls Senator Hillary Clinton and media’s human orangutan donald trump, one thing became abundantly clear: This debate (and the entire election cycle, for that matter) is clown shoes. It is a perpetual […]

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Why Domestic Violence and Rape Allies should Listen More and Talk LESS!

It’s Domestic Violence Awareness month and I really wanna talk about how to treat victims, survivors, and about triggers overall. The other day, I shared Damon’s VSB post on nate parker and mentioned that I would not be supporting The Birth of a Nation, which released yesterday. There were various responses that came from that, […]

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My Spirit is Weary: #TerenceCrutcher and the Never-Ending Hashtags

Another day, another #hashtag.  I write this piece at the brink of a cold. I’ve got a slight fever, headache, a little dizziness, runny nose, and on-again off-again fatigued that has plagued me for much of the day. Last weekend, I was away on business in Atlanta and all of last night as I boarded […]

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Our POTUS and FLOTUS on Essence October

There are very few couples in the spotlight that I am profoundly proud of and our POTUS & FLOTUS Barack and Michelle Obama are at the top of that list.   Just look at them.  They are perfection personified and when Essence dropped their latest issue of Essence, I must admit that my heart skipped […]

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Passive Passages for the Careless Caucasian

Last week, digital media outlets everywhere (from the blogs to all of social media to every news outlet all over the country) went into a frenzy all because Colin Kaepernick of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers decided to sit during the National Anthem.  His decision to sit down was entirely purposeful and the end results […]

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