It’s easy to get in a habit of blaming circumstances, situations and people for halting progress in our lives when in actuality, it’s that trait (or two or three) that deserves the bulk of the blame. That’s a hard pill for anybody working toward a bigger goal to swallow.
Black speak is my first language, too, the tongue I feel most comfortable chatting, even blogging, in.

Feb 22, 2013 at 6:00pm | 37 comments

Much like the figures of rail-thin models became the main concept of beauty for misled little white girls, women in our community have been pressed to possess the prototypical, quintessential sista girl shape.

Nov 1, 2012 at 6:00pm | 21 comments

sex, sex, sex ... and love
My mom told me not to rely on a man for anything I could do for myself, from changing a tire to balancing a checkbook.