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 🤦🏾♀️🙇🏾♀️
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 Viv👑💃🏾
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!!! 💁🏾♀️
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!!
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 day 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, the straw… Continue reading RANT: Dear USPS, UPS and FedEx…y’all suck
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?”
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. 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 !!!
1. Posting all of your business. (T.M.I. girl, T.M.I.) 2. Liking your own posts. (Vain much?) 3. Logging on to ask questions you could have asked Google. Ex: Anyone hiring? Where can I call to start making payments on my student loans? (These are real examples that people that I know have used, by the way)… Continue reading Things We Need to STOP Doing on Social Media in 2017– and Beyond!
I'm getting sick and tired of people buying into these negative stereotypes regarding race. No, all black people are not on welfare. No, we don't all live in the hood, and contrary to popular belief, yes, we are capable of proving excellent customer service! This past weekend while working, a woman over the phone, had… Continue reading FYI: Poor Customer Service Comes in ALL Shades!!!
So here it is. Sighh. The post you've all been waiting for, or not. The post election post. I put it off as long as I could until I could come to some sort of understanding as to what has taken place. Until I could get to a place where I was less angry and… Continue reading Post Election Thoughts