The slight sound of chattering speech filling my ears. The muggy smell of dirt mixed with cheap cleaning materials, The aroma is likened to the fragrance of a used wet mop.Eyes within each face expressing discontentment, and they glance back … Continue reading The Waiting Line
Today was interesting. It started with me pulling the sheets over my head, wishing I didn’t have to go to work. As I didn’t want to get out of bed. I was tired from working and traveling all day yesterday, … Continue reading Community Investment
A few nights ago my brother and I found ourselves discussing the topic of marriage and family, specifically in the African-American community. He shared a few ideas that really made me think. He made the statement that, “most successful marriages … Continue reading Thoughts on Marriage
Tonight I want to respond to a few myths which I feel are present in the minds of a lot of single adults who are looking for love. Just scrolling through my social media feed I see friends posting and … Continue reading The Truths Behind Relationship Myths
A few nights ago I watched a video of black girls being harassed for riding their bikes into a white neighborhood (link). The fact that these white kids did not fear being video-recorded, while they verbally attacked these black girls … Continue reading Racism: A Random Story
When I think of justice I naturally think of a judge & jury or a law enforcer with a badge. Naturally I think of having to fight for justice, as in most cases I probably won’t get the benefit of … Continue reading What is Justice?
I’ve only been to one Masquerade ball in my life. It was a rare and crazy experience, at the least. One night, maybe around 5 years ago, I remember being bored while living in New Orleans. I picked up my … Continue reading Masquerading Through Life
A few nights ago, while in the Wal-Mart parking lot leaving the store, I heard a voice while on the way to my vehicle. “Excuse me sir… excuse me!” When I heard it, I knew it was an older woman. … Continue reading Showing Love
I’m getting closer to feel better regarding opening up my heart towards being in a relationship. Earlier today, as I was thinking about being in another relationship, I thought to myself. “Do people my age even use the term girlfriend … Continue reading Are We Friends or Lovers?
Earlier today, I received a text of a social media post regarding a woman’s idea of submission. At first I just glanced at it and continued what i was doing before. Thinking to myself, “Oh, this is another rant from … Continue reading The Fear of Being Submissive