Category: Politics

Death All Around Us

Yesterday Brandon Bernard was killed by the U.S. government and a system that disproportionately sends black men to the slaughter and on a whim and at a moment’s notice.  Yesterday, over 3000 people died from the coronavirus and we are on track to match that number again today. By Sunday evening as we all settle […]

Onward & Upward: This Is Only The Beginning

For many, 2020 was a test. A test of strength, resilience, faith, patience, and resolve. As a black person in this country there was a pop-quiz everyday that was not only re-traumatizing but dared to threaten our lives and snatch us away.  We have seen some of the worst behavior play out in this country […]

Thinkin About It | Trump, Karma, and The Election

Let the church say YEESsssss! Won’t He do it! Man, talk about a full circle moment. After being held hostage for four days as the senior usher board counted up the remaining votes in key battleground states, we were released on Saturday morning. The whole ordeal was emotionally taxing. To be such a close race […]

Can We Talk? A Brief Conversation & 8 Tips To Follow If 45 Is Re-elected

Look, somebody has to pose the question. So, I figured I might as well be the one to ask it. Can we talk? Seriously, we need to take a few minutes to discuss some things. Unlike Tevin -damn, shit was so simple then- I wanna know what in the entire hell do things look like […]

Ready or Not, You Can’t Hide: The Lesser of Two Evils

With only a few weeks left until Election Day, things are getting heated. The Republicans have fledged full speed ahead and confirmed of Amy Coney Barrett, 45 both caught and beat COVID just in time to host a crowd surfing rally in lieu of his refusal to participate in a virtual presidential debate, and Ice […]

So Anxious…

Unfortunately for us, this anxiety is hitting different than it did for the ‘99 and the 2000 when Ginuwine dropped this epic body -rolling record. I don’t know about y’all but anxieties are running high as election day gets closer. Hell, race relations have gotten so bad you can cut the tension with a knife and don’t even get […]

The Show, The Afterparty, The Hotel: An Opinion On Representative Politics

It took me a minute but I am finally pinning the next post in the Race and Behavior series. So without further delay, let’s get into today’s post. Now I know you are probably thinking, what in the fresh hell is this girl about to say. Jodeci is no joke! Don’t worry I got you, […]

I’m Speaking

#Momala aka Senator Kamala Harris did not come to play last night. Hopefully you were able to watch the one and only vice presidential debate before the election. If not please pull it up on YouTube and watch it. While Kamala’s faces were a whole black mama mood and Vice President Mike Pence’s pink eye […]

How Did We Get Here?

Today’s post was inspired by the 1998 hit, Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here, by Canadian R&B songstress, Deborah Cox. In this 1998 hit, Deborah repeatedly posed the question of how this guy came onto the scene and basically swept her off her feet after being burned by love too many times before. Sis was perplexed […]

Emotions

Emotions actually make you feel a lot of things. Like the song says, it will make you cry, fall in love, and be sad all at the same damn time. Before I get into it, I would like to take a quick second and formally introduce myself and usher you into what you can expect […]

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