Losing a Father on Father’s Day

Two weeks ago, I was just settling back in from returning from a family road trip when my sister told me that her son’s grandfather had just passed. Grandpa Z, my nephew’s granddad, was just 63 years and six days old. I say just because he was young; not only do I think he was […]

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Why we should support Black self-care even when its not costly therapy — RaceBaitR (a repost)

By Tynesha M. McCullers Just a few weeks ago, singer/songwriter, Michelle Williams, posted on Instagram that she had taken her own advice and sought out mental health professionals for her well-being. With Williams’ most recent revelation came an outpouring of love, support, prayers, and appreciation from family, friends, and fans alike. This type of support…

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WTFIMH?

This documentary is so timely. Not because of the two celebrity suicides last week, but because. A year ago it would have been timely. A decade ago. Four hundred years ago when our ancestors jumped to their deaths instead of existing in bondage.  I think about daily stressors for Black people, (which is a very […]

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week 50 || 2016

I was making toffee the other day, dancing, listening to the cable music channel and you know they’re sneaking in more + more holiday songs here and there. Anyway, some Christmas songs are mad depressing, right?! I’m sure you can think of a couple, but this one in particular, I believe Gerald Levert sings something […]

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