Lately I’ve been replacing my I’m sorry with thank you, like instead of “sorry I’m late”, I’ll say “thanks for waiting for me”, or instead of “sorry for being such a mess”, I’ll say “thank you for loving me and caring about me unconditionally”, and it’s not only shifted the way I think and feel […]Read more "week 48|2017"
As always, we can discuss here, but please show Kiara some love on her original post. ❤ Microaggression That thing that is a thing That really isn’t a thing It’s real in a scholarly article or In a library database But the minute the word leaves my lips To describe how I live It’s fake Unreasonable […]Read more "Microaggression- a repost"
I’m guessing she hasn’t needed to borrow Craig’s microwave in awhile.. by Gowri Chandra via laweekly.com Angela Means made it in entertainment. She walked runways for Jean-Paul Gaultier and Betsey Johnson, did stand-up and opened for Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx and Sinbad, and appeared in the Nickelodeon show Cousin Skeeter and the movie Friday. (She’s […]Read more "Angela Means, aka “Felicia” in ‘Friday,’ Now Owns and Runs Vegan Spot, Jackfruit Cafe — GOOD BLACK NEWS"
1. you must let the pain visit. 2. you must allow it to teach you. 3. you must not let it overstay. three routes to healing by Ijeoma Umebinyuo ❤Read more "week 47|2017"
Black couple Kordale and Kaleb made headlines a few years back when images of them combing their daughter’s hair went viral. The image seemingly resonated most profoundly with black women proving nostalgic in mirroring a shared experience—having our hair combed and braided by a loved one. Thus, most black women probably viewed the images as […] […]Read more "Kordale and Kaleb: A Portrait of the Modern Black Family? — Whispers of a Womanist (a repost)"
Y’all know I love a good list. I spied 10 Mentalities That Will Keep Creatives Broke on blkcreatives.com and knew that this was a read for me. Please take the time to peep the thorough breakdown of each behavior on the site: 10. You equate your value and your worth with money. 9. You don’t […]Read more "week 46|2017: Ten Mentalities That Will Keep Creatives Broke"