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Black Parents Raising Black Kids in America

“Mommy, but kids can’t die right?” That is the question my daughter asked me as we were walking up to the vigil for Jamyla Bolden, the 9-year-old girl from Ferguson who was fatally shot while sitting on her mothers’ bed doing homework by a…

August 19, 2016

6 Things to Consider for Adults Going Back to School

Time has progressively shown the value of education and has proven that the further along you go, the higher your salary will be depending on your profession. There has been an influx of adults choosing to go back to school just to keep up…

August 1, 2016

Black Health Matters-Especially Yours

“I don’t care what the statistics say. This little Black girl believes in the power of prayer as well as counseling and therapy” – this is a status I posted a few months ago to FB and it continues to resonate. In honor of…

May 17, 2016

Ladies, It Is Ok To Say No!

Show of hands, ladies, how many times do we get caught in the habit of over extending ourselves just to do for other people? We will swear up and down that there is a visible S on our chest and immune from burnout. I…

March 2, 2016

No, I’m Not Ok- And That’s Ok

Can I just be real with y’all for a second? I finally put myself in a position to sit down and just…write. No first drafts, no edits, just pure & raw emotion with fingers to the keyboard. This is definitely new for me as…

February 15, 2016

For Those Grieving During the Holiday Season

It’s just something about the holiday season that makes me feel all warm and what not. I’m usually not one for the mushy stuff but seriously, the winter holiday season has a way of giving me a good feeling. I love Christmas-y smelling candles,…

December 22, 2015