Five Signs Your Moms Raised A Bitch Ass Nigga

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“Grown” men and boys alike are being treated like princesses by their moms. Women are enabling dudes from childhood and it’s creating a new breed of bitch ass niggas. It’s an epidemic and I’m here to help ladies identify and RUN from these clowns. Bitch ass niggas are easy to come by in 2017. The objective is […]

When A Purge Becomes Larger Than Life

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Purge. A 5-letter, one syllable word which I thought of as my world fell apart around me. I was completely numb. So numb that I could no longer feel the tears run down my cheeks when I reflected on losing my Daddy. I, simply, closed my eyes and they fell. This must be grief. I […]

Open Letter To My Husband And His Mistress On His Birthday

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Happy 43rd Birthday, Babe! I hope you enjoyed your date. You had to have been looking forward to the weekend. I mean your boo got her hair done and shit. Although, she doesn’t quite get her cejas together like I like but we all have something, right? I am sure she’s a great person. She fucks […]

Everybody Wants To Be A Bruja But They Ain’t Really Bout That Life

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So listen. I’m ecstatic Beyonce has everybody wanting to get in touch with their “inner bruja” and shit. That’s spectacular! No. REALLY, it is! “And I’ma let y’all finish” but REAL TALK- there’s a certain amount of accountability and responsibility that comes with being a “witch” and I can assure you that it isn’t always pretty. Typically, witches were the […]

If I Could Bring My Daddy Back, I Would Never Be Too Busy Again

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Today, I was in the car clearing out my voicemails and I came across one from my Daddy on 11/4/2016. It was 34 seconds long. I had never listened to it.   I’ve had meltdowns for most of the day with some bouts of laughter.Yemi had a meltdown in school. She emailed me to tell […]

The Importance Of Seeing Our Gods Mainstream And Why Beyonce Is Everything

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Our Gods have been our sources of life and strength and not in the “follow me or you will go to hell”  type rhetoric. Our Gods allow us to touch and connect with them directly via the rivers, oceans, the earth, fire and even wind. They also allow us to connect with ourselves. As a Lucumisa, […]

Four Black People We Must Abandon On This Fine Martin Luther King Day 2017

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On this very fine Martin Luther King Day 2017, there are some behaviors and actions that black people should abandon expeditiously. With the new regime (pardon me) ADMINISTRATION starting in four days, we should ensure all of our apertures are sealed so that no blackness escapes. In laymen’s terms- GUARD YOUR BLACKNESS AND STOP COONING, MY […]

What Eddie Long’s Death Has Taught Me About Black Folks

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Eddie Long died today from an aggressive form of cancer. *side eye* But whatevs that’s not why I am writing this piece. My fingers were moved to hit these keys because of the outpouring of compassion and love for this man. A flawed man according to the saints. A man of God whom “shall not be judged” […]

President Obama Takes A Final Dump On Cubans On His Way Out The Door

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Cubans have been given special exemptions for asylum since November 2, 1966 by the United States government with the enactment of the Cuban Adjustment Act. Essentially, this law allowed any Cuban citizen to become a permanent resident after a year of being in the United States. Now, I would sound like a complete numbskull if I […]

The Homegoing of Ricky Harris: Niggas Gonna Nig

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I had the pleasure of meeting Ricky Harris in 1995 at Western Michigan University where he was performing with the late Yvette Wilson at Bronco Stadium. He was cool as hell AND fine! At the end of the show, they let folks on stage to freestyle while the dj dropped various instrumentals. Of course, I had to […]