Forever Our Lady

Forever Our Lady

I feel like every single person, no matter who they are, deserves to be remembered. Life is a precious thing. The older we get, the more fragile we become in so many ways. I was at work when I heard about Kim Porter’s death. The news of her untimely passing made me...
My Favorite Child

My Favorite Child

I hate this question. Both my kids ask it though. My daughter clearly feels she is the favorite. She’s five. She’s female. I really relate to her. I love dolls. Clear lip gloss. Fashion. I love the way she notices colors. And wants to get her nails done. I live for...
You’re Not The One

You’re Not The One

“You need to start back writing so you can get clear.” he said. I’ll admit, he gives the best advice. I don’t care that he’s in a federal penitentiary giving me advice from a cell phone that he’s not supposed to have. Sometimes people go through the craziest life...
Child Support, Lawyers and Karma

Child Support, Lawyers and Karma

Who wants to hear a funny story? Anyone who knows me knows that this last year has been a tumultuous one. Divorce has literally rocked me. I’ve learned all sorts of life lessons about marriage, dating, money, and growth. One thing I’ve learned since my divorce is to...
Dating, Frogs and Prince Charming

Dating, Frogs and Prince Charming

After divorce, I am learning that I hate dating. One of the things that I loved most about marriage is that I always knew what to expect, good or bad. Dating thus far feels like a revolving door of failed expectations and disappointment. I’ve met super successful men...
Ex-Boyfriends, Red Bottoms, and Apologies

Ex-Boyfriends, Red Bottoms, and Apologies

Have you ever been with a man who made you feel crazy? I don’t mean strait jacket crazy. I’m talking about waking up everyday feeling like you are losing your mind. Who do you trust, your man or your lying eyes? This was the story of my first relationship....
Sis, Is This Your Man: Tracey Pruitt

Sis, Is This Your Man: Tracey Pruitt

Imagine this. Imagine being with a man 17 years of your life. S E V E N T E E N Y E A R S O F Y O U R L I F E Then imagine that man being arrested for the first degree murder of one of your neighbors. I know sis was confused. I know she had questions. She had...
Ice Cube: Next Black Self Made BILLIONAIRE

Ice Cube: Next Black Self Made BILLIONAIRE

Before I get to Cube, let’s dedicate a moment to Kylie Jenner. Becoming a self made billionaire. There are descendants of slaves in this country, like Oprah, who have obliterated barriers that have been placed there generationally. Meanwhile Kylie started at the...
Has Azealia Banks Gone Too Far?

Has Azealia Banks Gone Too Far?

Kanye West said his bipolar disorder is his super-power. If mental illness can be a superpower, rap’s bad girl Azealia Banks is using her powers for everything bad. I’m not saying Azealia has mental illness but if it walks like a duck… Anyone else...
Are Side Chicks Here To Stay?

Are Side Chicks Here To Stay?

There used to be honor in keeping your legs closed to married men. Not anymore. It’s 2018 and this is the year of the side chick. 2019 will be the year of the side chick too. Side chicks won all 2017. And 2016. S I D E C H I C K S A I N T G O I N G N O W H E R E...