Epiphany: I believe that when we (Black Women) verbalize how we feel about one another, the good and the bad, but especially the good, it strengthens the minority; it shatters stereotypes; and it kills the notion that we have to compete with one another for relevancy. The ability to be open, honest, and complimentary between … Continue reading Fresh Avocado
My mother was the disciplinarian in our home. My Daddy was more of the peacekeeper or the good-cop. He stepped into the fire occasionally. If someone started yelling or fighting, he'd come out stomping and yelling louder. We'd all stop and everything would fall silent. Momma on the other hand was not having it and … Continue reading Momma’s Still Mad…
I was recently dismissed from a mission without explanation or cause; Either I'm blind to the facts or someone lacks the gall; To inform me of the circumstances that have ended my advancement; Resulting in an outcome that starkly contrasts the way I planned it; The particulars have not been disclosed or; Perhaps I'm the … Continue reading I Need Answers… (Kelly Price)
If you’ve ever visited any church of Southern Baptist origin, you may also have learned—just as I have that there’s a certain measure of decorum that is expected of the parishioners in attendance. Your participation is expected—in addition to your monetary contribution (aka never demanded but strongly encouraged cover charge). While you may or may … Continue reading The Book of Perception
Go fast my friend, Purge; Resist yourself and refrain; Go fast my friend, gain. I used to think fasting was all about food, God, and punishing yourself. Every time I heard someone talk about fasting, they spoke about it as if it were something they were forced to do for God. And, it was … Continue reading Go Fast!
Me-Too, isn't new to women and its definitely not new to Black Women. According to Zara Hill at Ebony Magazine, "A Black Woman Created the 'Me-Too' Campaign Against Sexual Assault 10 Years Ago". I'll see Zara's 10 and raise her centuries. At this point, many readers are probably thinking, why does everything have to be black … Continue reading Me-Too (Black Women)