I know part of my purpose here is to help. help lead. help with insight. yet— I can’t lead if im not my own leader. I can’t provide insight without discernment. If I’m not my own light, how can I help you find yours? —dáe This passage makes me think of people following the […]
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So this post marks the first of my “The Soulz of Black Folk: Re-defining Celebrity” series. This summer, I will feature a few carefully selected members of the black collective that demonstrate an espousal to uplifting the black collective. Everyday, countless bodies across the diaspora contribute to black upliftment in big ways deemed small by […]
Shout out to C.C. for asking me to take part and creating such a series. We need to love on each other more, y’all! Please check out the original post and C.C.’s dope blog via Spotlight Series: Blogger Kelley — Whispers of a Womanist
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The Sunshine Blogger Award is an award given from one blogger to another as a way to promote community and boost moral. Bloggers give this award to an equal whom they feel embody creativity and talent. Thanks to one of my favorite bloggers, The Melanin Man, you get to learn more about me! I appreciate […]
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are you doing it because it makes you happy or because the world told you to?
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Did I say I was done with these things? Yes, yes I did. BUT my participation was requested by Kal of kalifornicationx, and I just couldn’t say no. Thank you, Kal! Please check out his blog; I enjoy his moody satire and no holds barred style. Warning: Kal’s blog is not for the faint of […]
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Hence this post’s title: Last week, I called a gal pal for her birthday and we had a laugh about how shitty it was growing up with a birthday overshadowed by two of the, if not THE biggest holidays celebrated in the U.S.. maybe even the world. My family was notorious for combined gifts and empty promises […]
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Explain your anger instead of just expressing it and you will find solutions instead of arguments. -unknown True enough, but.. Remember as a kid your parents and teachers used to ask what’s wrong? when you were hollering and crying and carrying on? Until a certain age, they didn’t usually counter with anger, frustration or annoyance. […]
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