I love winning. Who doesn’t? I grew up in an era where everyone didn’t receive a participation trophy. And quite frankly, I never wanted a participation trophy. I strived to be the best at whatever I set my mind to do. I wanted to win, and I wanted […]
As if Dove has been living underneath a rock and is not aware of the current climate regarding race relations, they thought it wise to take a page out of the Pepsi playbook for advertising and post an ad on Facebook with a Black woman removing her t-shirt […]
When I was young, I used to play Monopoly. It was one of my favorite games, and I learned after playing a few times that while players kept rolling the dice hoping to land on Boardwalk and Park Place, I was better suited going after real estate that […]
When Issa Rae was asked at the Emmy’s last night, who she was rooting for, Issa gave the most unapologetically Black answer I could have hoped for. “I am rooting for everybody Black. I am.” Black America cheered, and White America cried. And I laughed as I watched her […]
Just a few weeks ago American was rocked, once again with senseless acts of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia that lead to the murder of Heather Heyer. Heather stood up for righteousness and one of her final quotes that she shared on Facebook, “If you are not outraged, you […]
NINE, FOUR, EIGHT, ONE, B DAY!
In recent weeks with the tragic and unfortunate murder of Heather Heyers, it seems the world has turned its eye to the United States of America, wagging its finger in shame. The blatant acts of racism that ascended upon Charlottesville, Virginia have been rebuked by actors, comedians, senators, […]
Recently, it seems every media outlet is attempting to find any Black person other than the Embarrassment to Black People Trifecta, Ben Carson, Omarosa and Sheriff Clarke to speak up for Donald Trump in the wake of him cozying up to people just like him Neo-Nazis, the KKK, […]
In the wake of the racist violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, Lady Gaga took it upon herself to start a hashtag #BeKind, and another soon popped up on Twitter, #ThisIsNotUS. Really? This is not us? Be Kind?
By now I am sure you have heard of the domestic terrorist event, fueled by racism, which has taken place in Charlottesville, Virginia. What the media has chosen to call the “alt-right” (Tiki Torch Posse) instead of what they are-the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, bigots, racists, took a […]