This is what is wrong with Society

So apparently Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York believes that the shooting of Michael Brown was an exception... If I'm understanding him correctly he believes that any instances of police misconduct are only symptoms of the bigger problem: Black on Black crime... Hmmm... *deep sigh* ...You know, I almost don't know what to … Continue reading This is what is wrong with Society

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Dark skin vs Light skin: the Ignorance still exists

The other day I watched a controversial, yet thought provoking documentary called "Dark Girls" which explored the issue of Colorism and showed the harsh reality that some dark skinned Black women have had to face and endure for decades and continue to face to this day. In all fairness, while this documentary does not speak … Continue reading Dark skin vs Light skin: the Ignorance still exists

Hashtag #NappyHair- the new “Trend” for white women on Instagram

I swear I don't make these things up. Apparently it's a new trend on Instagram for white women to use the hashtag #NappyHair to describe their bad hair days... Please, don't take my word for it, take a look for yourself. It's very interesting to say the least. Disturbing and irksome to be completely honest. … Continue reading Hashtag #NappyHair- the new “Trend” for white women on Instagram

Political PetPeeves #2: Folks who don’t vote but love to complain

Now I understand that there are a variety of reasons why some people choose not to cast their vote, the main one being the fact that many folks feel like it doesn't really matter what the "People" want since too many of our Elected Officials tend to be more concerned with their "special" interests than … Continue reading Political PetPeeves #2: Folks who don’t vote but love to complain