In case y'all haven't heard by now, Prince Harry recently proposed to Suits actress Meghan Markle, making her the first Black -- excuse me -- mixed-race woman to marry into the British royal family. Of course, when this was first announced, Black Twitter went nuts. And I can kind of see why because, well, let's be real: The irony that a woman of color is marrying into a thousand-year-old monarchy comprised of THEE most colorless bloodline on the planet is just too obvious to ignore. I even … [Read More...]
Realness and Randomness
So I started this blog as a therapeutic outlet for me to share my personal truths while also engaging and inspiring others. I strongly believe my God-given purpose is to uplift others through my writing, so I plan to use my blog as a platform to launch other projects focusing on mental, spiritual, self-esteem, relationship and health principles that I have learned and am still learning in my personal journey. The best is yet to come, so join me!
Wednesday night Bible study was just what I needed before this season premiere of “Scandal” airs tonight. As I was receiving the Word, I made sure to throw up a quick prayer for Olivia and the Gladiators because I know it’s going to be some mess — Shonda gets me every time. But back to […]
For the past week, two things have been flooding my Facebook newsfeed: posts about the Flint Water Crisis and posts about how the 2016 Oscar ballot is suffering from a severe case of vitiligo. From numerous folk voicing their frustrations over Flint’s tap water being contaminated with lead poisoning, to dark-skinned Aunt Viv going ham on Jada […]
So let me catch y’all up on what’s been going on in my life over the past week or so. For starters, I had the pleasure of interviewing my fellow Detroit sis Tomeka Kolleh, who shared her inspiring story of how stepping out on faith in the midst of adversity wound up landing her a job — AND […]