Once again Black people like to show the world just how easy it is for us to publicly humiliate each other. It seems the broader our platform is to criticize each other, the more viciously we attack. I have no idea why we continue to perpetuate nasty stereotypes and talk about each other like dogs. I’m not into sports at all so naturally I’m not interested in the Olympics. But of course, the most relevant news always hits the tabloids. I’m just tired of nappy Black hair overshadowing Black women’s

I was really trying to calm down with my Facebook posts and blogs. I’m not sure if anyone noticed or not, but I was.  And then this happened; two new hashtags for dead Black men surfaced and I completely lost it.  #AltonSterling #PhilandoCastile It has become quite apparent that legally shooting Black men is the new form of lynching. The new American terrorism against Black folks in 2016.  Racism is no longer defined by people calling us Niggers and refusing us jobs because we are Black.  Nah man, that was

Sometimes I question the true motives behind our government targeting drug dealers and prostitutes. I wish they would be honest and admit the only reason why they care what those people do is because they collect profits that the government cannot tax and capitalize on. That is all. The government wants us to believe they are protecting us from ourselves per our constitution, but I don’t know too many people who have been healed from those “conditions” unless jail is synonymous with healthcare. I have no idea why the government

I will never forget writing a 5-page essay about how inhumane, evil and murderous abortions were. I was a senior in high school and I got an A+ on my essay. Then I grew up and changed my views because I realized life is not always just black and white and some things are not my business. I live in the second state in our nation where our governors just passed one of the most heinous abortion laws. Basically, a woman cannot seek an abortion due to the gender and

There’s a huge difference between wanting to be recognized for your efforts and wanting a pat on the back for a job well done. I don’t need a pat on my back for doing my job. People have Millennials mistaken. I don’t think any of us want someone to coo at us every time we do our job and say, “Aww, you’re so good, thank you!” Well, I certainly don’t. I would much rather be in a position where my job is valuable and people respect my position in the

Baby Steps

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My philosophy is if you really want to change something, you will. It’s that plain and simple. So if you find yourself constantly complaining about your own life, just remember that you have the power to change it. Perhaps it’s your weight, diet, attitude, career, level of education, relationship status, whatever. If you don’t like it, you can change it. And if you don’t change it, then stop complaining about it because it obviously doesn’t bother you enough to fix it. With that being said, I often think about how

Choices: Part One

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Why is it that Black people feel they are exempt from making choices in America?  Why are we incapable of realizing that we too are part of our own demise? I get so tired of listening to all of these Pro-Black, overly conscious Afrikan leaders who are supposedly expert in all things Black who are intently focused on how society ruined Black lives. Thank you for reminding us what slavery has done and how it still impacts us today.  Thank you for letting us know how the war on drugs

I really think we need to stop and think about what Raven Symoné and Stacey Dash are saying before we jump to conclusions and ostracize them like the world tried to do with Beyoncé. Because to be totally honest with you, they are partially correct in their logic. The sad thing is the idea of calling people American who were actually born and raised in America is crazy when in reality, that’s how it’s supposed to be. If I was born in France, my nationality would be French and I

I Support Queen Bey

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Dear Beyoncé, I stand with you and I hope all Black women do for this very one reason. The support of our own in the midst of being politically scrutinized. And I’m not even a huge Beyoncé fan, I just stand behind her because I should. I’m not a fan of idolizing no human being, but when it got to a point where people told her what she should and could not do and started to protest her shows, I had to write a blog because a facebook status simply

Oh hail ye Beyoncé. I only have one comment to make about her new song Formation because I don’t want the Bey Hive attacking me. There are many other contradictions I could speak on, but I really don’t feel like arguing with people who would eat collard greens from her arm pits. So I’ve read several articles about her reference to Red Lobster. Bey’s fearless followers are upset that Red Lobster took too long to respond to her and did not capitalize on the marketing advantage. I don’t understand how

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