Getting My &*#@ Together Series: Dirty Water

As usual, there I was minding my entire black ass business when this week’s blog topic came to me while listening to a podcast. This particular podcast is called Ear Hustle, a weekly show based in San Quentin that “brings you the stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it.” While this … Continue reading Getting My &*#@ Together Series: Dirty Water

Getting My &*#@ Together Series: Sometimes You Just Shine Too Bright – Don’t Dim Your Light

Let me make one thing clear. I aint &*#@! And while that may sound self-deprecating, it kind of isn’t in this context. All I’m saying is that I’m still getting it together … and will always be … because there will always be room for improvement (I mean, that’s what this blog is all about). … Continue reading Getting My &*#@ Together Series: Sometimes You Just Shine Too Bright – Don’t Dim Your Light

My Hair Does NOT Define Me!

For my daughter … and all of the other little black women in training. After washing and blow drying my daughter’s hair yesterday evening, I asked her how she wanted to wear it. She told me she no longer wanted to wear her hair out in an “afro” because the other kids in school were … Continue reading My Hair Does NOT Define Me!