Humanity rises above all

09/11 On a day like this it seems appropriate to write about, discuss, show or share Sympathy.  Which ever medium you choose, it’s still a credible act. In the midst of all the natural disasters our not-so-happy mother nature plagues upon us. She’s reminding us not just female/male, black/white, hispanic/asian but  (humankind) on a whole…

The AfroPunk Experience: Live in your truth

Leikeli47 performing at AfroPunk17 This post is long overdue, but it’s better now than never, right? When it comes to AfroPunk, a few things come to mind: Eclectic fashion Black culture Music Afros Natural hair/braids Unity Platfroms Free spirits Diversity Punk rockers & Of course a whole lot of “BK love” Personally,  after experiencing AfroPunk for…

A long overdue Thank you

Thank you for holding my hand during moments I pulled away Thank you for reaching for a kiss even when I stubbornly resisted the urge to feel the warmth of your love Thank you for pulling me close and embracing every flaw and fault even when I  refused and pulled away from you Thank you…

The Mystery under the wig🤔😳

I finally decided to take my wig off-Sounds so funny to say, but I promise I’m not a balding Middle Aged woman-I’m just a twenty-something year old who’s trying dabbling in alternative inexpensive protective hair style options.  A few days ago, I somehow mustered up the confidence to take my ombré two toned, dark brown…

A Naturalistas Plea- Sometimes growing is the hardest thing to do

Throughout my entire life, I don’t think I’ve ever had a more infuriating love/hate relationship similar to the one I have with you.  For years I’ve tended to your needs, by helping you get rid of the excess stress and damage when needed. Mainly because I thought this would be the new, fresh start you…

Dear Solange, Thank you.

Confession: I listen to Solange’s 2016 album, “A Seat at the Table” at least once every week or two weeks. If not the album in its entirety, I play a few tracks throughout the day. It’s just that great and I mean it. This album does something to my soul and allows me to be…

Scar woman: Facing Life’s battles

“How di right side ah yuh body suh chop up?” I’ve always found it easier to make a joke out of my own situation or personal  flaws before someone else points it out and tries to ridicule me about it. I can be pretty sensitive about my appearance, although I try my best not to…