I was listening to Mahogany Momology podcast and something they mentioned really stuck in my head. One of them said the reason that they don’t let their child run around or pick up stuff or stop paying attention is because Dallas is the 3 largest city for human trafficking (Houston is actually number 3). They… Continue reading Top U. S. Cities for Human Trafficking
If you don’t know the significance of this photo, then you don’t live in, nor are you from a southern state. The emancipation proclamation was a document that ended slavery on January 1, 1863 in the southern states, however, because the slaves had no television, phone or any other way to get the news, they… Continue reading Free at Last!!!
No shade, but black women are the most diverse group of women on this planet. It’s true. We are the only group of women who come in a wide variety of shades and we have a wide variety of hair textures. But the one thing that bothers me is the misrepresentation of the different shades… Continue reading Apesh*t & Black Panther
And I’m not talking about the sex talk either. As a black mother to a black boy, we have to have a talk that our white counterparts don’t: being a black boy in a society that sees him as dangerous and a threat because of the color of his skin. It’s a shame that I… Continue reading Confessions of a Single Mom #6: The Talk
I made a vow this year to read 25 books. Well, starting on the first, I read one book, cover-to-cover. It was just that good. "We're Going to Need More Wine..." by Gabrielle Union was a helluva read. It was nonstop laughter, sadness, anger and so much more. Fortunately, I had no plans to leave… Continue reading We’re Going to Need More Wi…Sparkling Water
Normally I only go to Urban Harvest Farmer's Market Eastside but they are closed until February, so I decided to try a new farmer's market. I wouldn't say I regret going, but it was an experience. Let's start with the positive. I initially went because it was Ripe Cuisine's last stop before the holiday. Ripe… Continue reading 3* for Rice Farmer’s Market
I was talking to a friend a couple days ago about something that he was going through and we got on the subject of Black people seeking professional help. What also brought this to my mind is the recent incidents with Kanye West. Now I am not saying that he does or doesn't have mental… Continue reading Black Mental Health