THE FACTS WITH A SMIDGE OF SARCASM AND OPINION Last weekend was Motor City Pride, and should have been a joyous weekend for the LGBTQ+ community and those who love and support them. However, to the surprise of Motor City Pride attendees, they were met by a hate group -The Neo Nazis! The Nazis marched […]
If you were unaware of what’s been happening in Sudan due to lack of media coverage I’m going to provide a the information I’ve obtained.
Politics and spit! I’ve been contemplating how to go about this article, and decided to start off with the legal aspect. There are 3 branches of the Government: The Executive branch, which is the highest, and is what the President of the United States (if we had one) would fall under; The Legislative branch, which […]
It’s tiresome enough that I often feel like I carry the culture on my back when it comes to information. I often feel responsible for informing Black people of what is expected of us, how we’re perceived, and what knowledge we need to know about ourselves, our history, and what’s happening to folks that look […]
THE RECAP Let me start by saying that this entire article is a spoiler alert. You’ve been warned!
A while ago there was a Twitter hashtag named #BlackWomenAtWork. The hashtag discussed all the racist and biased comments that Black women receive from their White counterparts. I participated in the hashtag, but to be honest, I hadn’t quite experienced a lot of what was discussed. I came from a corporate environment where Black women […]
In my mind voting is always crucial. If you’re a Black Person (Meaning any person that has African ancestry) rather you believe that your vote counts or not should understand the importance. Our people were given intellectual test, beaten, attacked by dogs, and killed for the right to vote! Even after all of that some […]
One of my best friends refers to me as a “professional dater.” Though I’m not necessarily proud of the name, I am proud of being able to enjoy myself and live in the moment while dating. And when I say dating, I literally mean going to restaurants, museums, art shows and movies […]
Photo credit: Marcus The Artist It’s been a media storm since Serena spoke up for herself to an umpire at The U.S. Grand Opening. He accused Serena Williams of receiving coaching while playing. To add insult to injury, when she addressed the umpire about his calls he then charged her with abusive language. Serena […]
On September 6th, 2018 in Dallas,TX, Police officer Amber Guyger allegedly thought she was entering her own apartment when she shot, and killed Botham Jean in his apartment. Guyger stated that she tried to enter her keys in the door knob, and they didn’t work. Soon after a man (Botham Jean) then opened […]
I like to think of the glass as half full rather than half empty. Of course there are days when my negative thoughts are stronger than my positive ones, but I remind myself that being positive brings more positivity to me. Being positive isn’t as easy as the memes on Instagram display. You actually […]
We can no longer blame mainstream media for the narratives that they provide for us! have the power of social media to create our own narratives! Are we using our platforms responsibly? You have to stop listening to celebrities that are far removed from your experiences! Click the link below to read my article about […]