Black Issues, Social Commentary

‘Pretty for a Black Girl’ and More Colorist Nonsense that We’re *MF TIRED* of Hearing πŸ€¦πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‡πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ

As a child, no one had to school me on the disparity of treatment that exists between dark skin and light skin in the black community. It was almost as if, instinctively, I was aware. And yet, they did tell me. From siblings who teased that, because I was of a darker complexion than they,… Continue reading ‘Pretty for a Black Girl’ and More Colorist Nonsense that We’re *MF TIRED* of Hearing πŸ€¦πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‡πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ

black girl magic, Social Commentary

Why I’ll Always Love Dark- Skinned Aunt VivπŸ‘‘πŸ’ƒπŸΎ

Growing up, there were few women on TV that shared the same deep, brown complexion as me and even fewer that played lead roles. More often than not, they played the single, smart-mouthed sidekick to the fairer skinned friend who had it all-- a man and dream job included. While there may have been some… Continue reading Why I’ll Always Love Dark- Skinned Aunt VivπŸ‘‘πŸ’ƒπŸΎ

black girl magic, Reflections, Social Commentary

3 Things I Noticed from Watching ‘Living Single’ in My Twenties!!! πŸ’πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ

Every evening around 7 p.m., I look forward to tuning into 90's sitcom, 'Living Single' on Bounce TV and when I say I get my entire life, honey I mean it! Don't judge me! Four bomb, black women (Khadijah, Synclaire, Regine and Maxine) working, dating and cohabitating in New York City is just the black… Continue reading 3 Things I Noticed from Watching ‘Living Single’ in My Twenties!!! πŸ’πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ

Social Commentary

RANT NO.2-Men Who Harass Women on the Street…GROW UP!!

So, apparently it's eff with Zeena week but I didn't get the memo. That's truly how I feel, and it's only Tuesday for goodness sake. Yesterday, I went on a rant about the United States Postal Service and their shenanigans, today I'm going awf on f*ck boys who think it's cool to harass and degrade… Continue reading RANT NO.2-Men Who Harass Women on the Street…GROW UP!!

Social Commentary

RANT: Dear USPS, UPS and FedEx…y’all suck

Ever have one of those day where you think, "There's no way it can get any worse.." but then it does? Yea, that's the type of dayΒ I had today. Most of it is family-related and being as though I don't delve too much into my personal life, I'll keep it to myself but HONEY,Β the straw… Continue reading RANT: Dear USPS, UPS and FedEx…y’all suck

Social Commentary

How I Feel When Someone Asks: “Who are you looking cute for?”

You wanna know something that irks me? When people see you dressed up and they automatically assume your reasoning for doing is due to a love interest. Like, I can't dress up just because, I don't know, maybe I felt like it? Now I don't make a habit out of dressing up for work. Jeans… Continue reading How I Feel When Someone Asks: “Who are you looking cute for?”

Social Commentary

My Favorite Moments from #ObamaFarewell !!!

In just a few short days, we will be saying farewell to Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th President of the The United States of America and the first family that stole our hearts, well mine at least.Β We knew this time was coming. We were given a reminder way back during the final White House Correspondence… Continue reading My Favorite Moments from #ObamaFarewell !!!