Sometimes I feel as though God is the King of Last Minute Gifts. But it’s all good. Mainly because He is. In spite of all of my grumbling about how some believers behave, I’ve realized that I am still very much in love with the core of my faith. I can’t let it go. None […]
Well, not really. Still…Let me introduce you to someone. A couple of months ago I tweeted @HowSheHustles. I mentioned 3 different leaders that I though the ladies should get to know. Marie Forleo is one of them. I first discovered Marie a few years ago via her dating book, Make Every Man Want You. *cue […]
I don’t always have easy access to a mall with a MAC counter. Places like Walmart are closer. Hence, earlier this summer, this video from African Export saved me. For some reason, I couldn’t find the mauve or red shades that she mentioned. But if you’re a medium-brown toned black woman looking for a neutral […]
This video truly inspired me. We need to keep considering the realities behind what we’re fed. As Ms. Russell showed her audience the contrast between “Magazine Cameron” and “Real Life Cameron”, I was stunned. I know publications use young(er) models. But hearing about the industry from someone in it really haunted me. How many times […]
When I first prepped this post, only the video was featured. But I believe I would be remiss if I didn’t say something. The Door by Ava DuVernay depicts a prime example of something that I am deeply thankful for. Media that depicts black women as WOMEN. Not sassy stereotypes. Living, breathing, beautiful, bountiful, vulnerable, […]
Here’s another video to remind you to keep moving forward. Take care.
I’d originally written this as a random tangent in the middle of a recent draft. But it didn’t quite fit. I was talking about the push-and-pull between wanting to create, and knowing that much of what you make is crap. Kind of like that Ira Glass quote that my friend Lisa told me about except […]
I have content of my own, I swear. In the meantime, the Youtube gems keep coming. Chescaleigh has always made great videos. And she never fails to offer her viewers excellent food for thought. I had a huge smile on my face while I watched this one…