Protect Your Mental

This is me opening up about my depression and new found hope and happiness. What was a tough thing to write about has allowed for me to breathe and hopefully help someone else in this scenario.

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It Wasn’t Until I Freed Her

I can't lose! Took me 23 years to be... Free of most insecurities I let stick to me and become my reality Free of the toxins I put in my body through food Free of the idea that chemically processed hair was "good hair" Free of the weight of my biological father's absence Free of …

Pick Ya Brain, Not My Hair

Please do not refer to our hair as "poofy" 9 times out of 10, whatever look we are going for is far from poofy It most likely too multiple tries to perfect the look & getting a "your hair looks so poofy" response is not a compliment Please only use this description if we are …

Homeboy, I’m Not Here for You

In my uber Yes, my uber out of all places to have this debate My  driver asked me "how long have you been all natural like this?" I paused because it was literally the second time within an hour that a man asked me that & it made me laugh since my Afro and bare face …

Dear Unarmed Black Man

Dear unarmed black man, Unarmed Meaning unequiped , new..to this feeling.. of being de-masculinized by your fear By your sadness By your confusion It's uneasy, I know To feel so weak & unable to dig up the reasons as to why by yourself It is OKAY to sit WITH it but don't sit ON it …