I saw Black Panther twice this past weekend -- the first time was at a private screening the day before its Feb. 16 release. I sported a handmade tunic I bought from South Africa a few years back (click here to read all about my experience), a pair of black leather pants and a beret (which coincidentally had cat ears). The second time was with my family, and that time I took hella notes. As a black woman, watching this movie was crazy exciting and empowering, for so many reasons. But as a … [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!
Once I reach the 18th floor, I get off the elevator and pass by a few apartments before arriving at my destination at the end of the hall. The front door is already cracked open, but I knock first, then hesitate for a few seconds before entering. A tall, handsome gentleman greets me at the door with a friendly […]
Mother’s Day just passed, aka the day everyone goes to brunch, takes a cute pic with their mom and posts it on social media with some long, drawn out caption expressing their love and appreciation for the woman who gave them life. Now I don’t wanna rain on y’all mamas’ parades, but Andrea Elizabeth Winters is hands down the […]
Most people would assume that since I’m a writer, I’m automatically a journalist who just LIVES for reading and watching the news. I remember this one person I met during a business trip kept referring to me as a journalist, and basically cornered me into making small talk about the latest big news in Detroit. […]