Anti-thot Anthem: Who wouldn’t want SZA for “The Weekend”?

Lately, I’ve been having a major issue with people categorizing SZA as a “thot” or advocating for the  “thot lifestyle”. Thot strange word, right? I know some of my readers probably have peculiar expressions on their faces,  wondering what in the hell does that mean? Well my friends, this slanged terminology simply means Hoe or let…

Carpe diem!

I think I know the moment I became disconnected with myself. While residing in Buffalo, I allowed myself to settle for any mediocre job opportunity that was at hand, for the sake of making ends meet. I hated every second of each temp job I attained. During this time I allowed other people-employers-to look at…

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…

According to America, not all are created equally 

I woke up this morning with a prayer in my heart and rapid thoughts running through my mind My black People this oppressive society was not made for us This society was not made to love us No matter how good we do and who we strive to be, we are always perceived as the…

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…

“Untitled”

(This is a writing piece I composed 9 months ago. Yes, it’s a little dated, but I still felt the need to share my experience of what I saw). Thursday, January 9th 2014 My visit to the Museum of Modern Arts and Design was something out of the ordinary. I guess it’s due to the fact that I…

21st century trend: No child is safe

Are yearly school massacres becoming a common trend in America? How can a nation that claims to be so great, not take charge and fulfill their duties of trying to protect their people, especially young ones at that. It sickens me to read about these shootings. In 2012 a mass shooting which occurred at Sandy…

Butterfly Effect: Unexpected and unexplained occurrences

Today, I decided to take on the Butterfly effect challenge posted via The Daily Post. I never really understood the meaning of the Butterfly effect neither had I ever really put much thought into it. After reading one of the stories posted by a fellow blogger, I decided to share one of my own personal…