Month: September 2014

So now non-black women are being celebrated for having big butts-what the what?

I’m almost at a loss for words after having watched J Lo’s video for “Booty” featuring Iggy Azalea. I mean, really?? Okay J Lo, you’re a grown woman I get it, and just because I may frown on you being 45 and a mother and wonder why in the world you would want to put that

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Black Women and our struggles with our hair…

As a little girl, there is a moment where you suddenly become “aware” of your appearance, and begin to understand that people are looking at you and you start to wonder how you “appear” in their eyes.  The age this realization occurs is different for everyone of course, but trust me, all women can think

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Ramblings of a mother…

Being a parent is truly a challenging job. It takes patience, compassion, compromise, patience, sacrifice, listening skills, did I mention patience? You have to practice what you preach, be able to put your child’s needs ahead of your own, while at the same time figuring out how to achieve a balance where your needs are

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Police and their Tasers…Enough is Enough!

In 1993, TASER International’s founders, brothers Rick and Tom Smith, developed devices that use “proprietary technology to incapacitate dangerous, combative, or high-risk subjects who pose a risk to law enforcement officers, innocent citizens, or themselves in a manner that is generally recognized as a safer alternative to other uses of force.” The website claims that

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