STUNT 101: I’ll Teach You How To Shop

Now it would be cliché for me to say that shopping is therapeutic because that’s an understatement. Shopping is literally a lifestyle for me. I used to think I had an issue that probably required treatment from a therapist; until I realized my shopping habit is not problematic at all. I actually do this! The…

Daniel Caesar’s ‘Freudian’ Album Review

It’s been a few weeks since R&B artist Daniel Caesar dropped his debut album, Freudian. Since then, I’ve had time to fully digest this project in its entirety. As simple as I can put it, this album is GOLDEN!

An Open Letter to My Princess

  Dear Zahra, When I first discovered there was life inside of me it was July 14th, approximately 8 o’clock in the evening. So much was running through my mind, I was in disbelief. I made my first call to my best friend and what a conversation that was.  Still in disbelief, I made an appointment because…

Weary of the ways of the World

Wednesday, November 11th 2016. Its 7:35 a.m. The morning after Election Day. Waking up the sky was a different kind of grey and the air held a different kind of smog. The night prior, I fell asleep with Hillary Clinton in the lead, fully prayed up I was certain she would win. To my surprise…

So, What does Black Love mean to You?

Brown Sugar is my favorite movie of all time .. In the movie Sidney Shaw (Sanna Lathan) has an opening question she inquires in all her interviews; “So when did you fall in love with hip hop.” For so long I searched for my own personal tag line and I believe I found the perfect…

Being Blessed in Dark Places

My spirituality has stood the test of time in many areas of my life, some battles I won some have been losses. Lately my faith has been tested significantly in which I found myself battling hardships. I’ve recently watched a sermon by pastor Joel Osteen, where he preached on being ‘blessed in dark places.’ Needless to say…

Dating in This Generation

What is LOVE ? It seems as though the topic of discussion on modern dating is non existent in many conversations. However the matter does in fact exist. As intricate as this discussion may seem, allow me to state my opinion on why most relationship do not work out in this era. Without a doubt,…

#NoJusticeNoPeace

  The recent Michael Brown case is officially closed, leaving ‘No probable cause’ to indict Officer Darren Wilson. Isn’t it a shame that us as Black Americans are not astonished by this outcome, it’s almost scary that we have become accustomed to knowing the outcome before the verdict has been reached. How is it that…