My Life Lessons

Never Fold Under Pressure

It’s currently 5:09 a.m. and I’m in the airport. I came to Miami Wednesday evening to see J. Cole in concert and now I am preparing to leave and return to my regular routine back home. It’s always nice to get away for a few days even if you don’t do much during that time. […]

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Quotes

Monday Motivation: We’re all just pretending

The beautiful thing about people that are naturally funny is that they can turn our everyday struggles into an opportunity to know that we are not alone and that we can find laughs within our darkest moments. Evelyn from the Internet (yes, her name is Evelyn from the Internet) is one of those people. I don’t […]

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Quotes

Monday Motivation: Take Care of YOU First

A wise woman once said, “You have to keep your own self full… that’s your job.”  That wise woman was Oprah Winfrey. I watched her speak to Stanford’s school of business and she dropped major gems that we can all stand to hear (multiple times). Here is one clip where she reminds us of something […]

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Open Letters

The Melanin Comeback: Why Black Representation Matters

When I was a kid I didn’t see race.. let alone, color. Granted, that could have been due to attending an all black school from Kindergarten to 12th grade. At my Pre-K graduation I played Cinderella’s fairy Godmother (a.k.a Whitney Houston) in our stage play. I clearly remember walking onto the stage with my plastic wand […]

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My Life Lessons

5 Girl Power Movies and TV Shows

It can be exceptionally hard to find movies where the female role isn’t plagued by some extreme identity crisis particularly centered around the meager “need” of a male companion, daddy issues, or constant comparison to an onscreen rival (as if women can’t coexist without envy of another woman). So, when I find a movie or […]

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My Life Lessons

#AltonSterling

Date: July 5, 2016        Current time: 12:47 a.m. Social media is an amazing tool. Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, are all so instantaneous that in the blink of an eye, we see the latest news, celebrity gossip, and all of the other things people tend to post. About 15 minutes ago, I saw […]

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