week 11

Pro-tip: Don’t let the toxic mixture of fear and laziness fuck with your goals, ambition and productivity. -unknown photo credit; no copyright infringement intended Advertisements

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week 10

When they say you’re difficult, When they say you’re a challenge, When they say you don’t fit in, When they say you stand out, Always remember that what they can’t quite express is that you’re outstanding. –The Jeli

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Reclaiming My Time

“I’m reclaiming my time!” has to be my favorite quote of 2017 and I am as serious as Auntie Maxine with its usage. Last month, I met a fellow blogger, was introduced to her blog then read a post that changed my life. For those that aren’t ready to face the man in the mirror, the […]

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How anti-Black colorism forces dark-skinned Black women to be nothing more than “funny” (a repost)

By Kennedy Christine My first year of college, I took a sociology class that introduced me to the term “master status,” which is an individual’s social role or description that supersedes all their other titles. Master status can refer to how a person identifies or how they’re identified by others. This label and its effects… This […]

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big like you: a poetry share

My big sister said she wants to be more like me. A bigger voice. A taller presence. Sis, don’t discount what it took to get me here. And don’t write off the agony you endured being completely broken down only to be rebuilt to his exact likings. Not to compare or put levels on life’s […]

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