Writing this blog post kind of reminds me of that feeling you get when you see all your favorite cousins for the first time at the family reunion — it’s been a minute, and I got so much to tell y’all.
So basically, May has been a busy month for me (hence why I’ve been slacking on the posts lately). My family and I went to DC a couple of weeks ago to witness my amazing sister, Erin Ashley Winters (full government necessary), receive her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from my beloved alma mater, Howard University. As I stated in a rather sentimental Facebook post, Erin came to HU the same year I graduated back in 2012 and took ish to a whole ‘nother level. From studying abroad in South Africa, to moderating a live webcast with the president of Howard University, to being appointed to cover the White House Canada State Visit, to graduating Magna Cum Laude with a 3.7 cumulative GPA, to earning THE TOP JOURNALISM AWARD FROM THE SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS (YES, I AM BRAGGING), this girl has truly outdone herself and I couldn’t be more proud of her. [Read more…]