I’ve not been blogging as much as I would like. What was once a place of serenity had become a place of caution (I was trolled) I have been reluctant to speak as openly as I would like. That aside, I’ve decided its time to put “pen to paper” again. I miss writing. I miss blogging and of course I’ve missed interacting with each of you. So here’s whats going on with me: Continue reading
I’ve no intention to turn this blog into a platform of racial matters. However, my heart is heavy. I feel powerless and am distraught. Writing is how I get the chaos out of my head. I am a multi-racial woman (when I am at my lightest wearing my naturally curly hair, my race is ambiguous and many question my ethnicity) Continue reading
I am always amused each time a person says, “This is 201-, we have a black president, racism in The U.S does not exist.” Often times, this person is not a minority, so its easier for them to turn a blind eye to what is occurring all around.
A few weeks ago, I was personally reminded that regardless of my multi-ethnic background, my summer, sun kissed, browned skin was unacceptable.
Please excuse me whilst I interrupt the regularly scheduled program:
Is anyone listening? Are you tuning into the overwhelming amount of destruction? There is an epidemic sweeping our nation- the disregard for human life. Nearly every place that one looks, life is effortlessly being taken. Governments, terrorists groups, law enforcement and every day people, have become judge and jury, delivering sentences of execution. Countless beautiful beings, are no longer in existence. They have been reduced to a painful, lingering memory. Their legacies cut short, their families-forgotten. Continue reading
I want to thank everyone that’s taken a moment to read this blog. As of today, I’ve reached 473 subscribers. It hardly seems like I’ve been blogging for nearly 5 months now. It has been an interesting journey. You all have continued to read, whilst leaving encouraging words, and beautiful sentiments behind. It is those words that have helped me through this last week. And honestly, thank you does not capture the appreciation I have for each of you. Continue reading