#MeToo Victims Weren’t Only Adults: My Apology To 7 Year Old Me

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With the victims of sexual abuse and harassment coming forward against Harvey Weinstein, social media has been set ablaze with the hashtag #MeToo. This hashtag brought out confessions from victims all over Twitter and Facebook. Even my own. For the first time, I shared my story yesterday. And I cried.  The tears weren’t for having […]

Daughters Vs. Other Black Women And The Ain’t Shitness Of Brothers

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Prom pics with black daughters and their fathers holding guns on their young dates  are the motifs for this spring. Apparently, the double standard is real in this bitch. What is he implying really? There’s so much. The insinuation that only his daughter is worthy of protection is what stands out first. Let’s not get started […]

Lemonade: The Black Woman’s Guide To Understanding What You Saw

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Lemonade. Ms. Hattie (Jay Z’s 90 years old grandmother and my paternal grandmother’s name) said, “When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.” Truth. Black women have been making lemonade since the beginning of time. This will be about our history, our resilience, our pain, our anger and our strength. Out of the ashes, the […]

Sexy Nails for Summer 2015

Summer is right around the corner y ya es hora de ponerte sexy. Nothing says “sexy” like a fresh mani and pedi. The temperature may be rising PERO la tendencia en moda por el verano is cool blue. Everything from sky blue to the deepest obsidian are covering the nails of today’s fashionista. Luxury is […]