My Life Be Like

Unit 8 At 2:58pm

The sound of the screaming 30 feet away, will always be a vivid vocal memory. Chills that stopped me in my tracks as soon as I approached the trauma. My heart sank and my body froze. I could not move. I was stuck from any sudden movement. All the hair on my body was standing… Continue reading Unit 8 At 2:58pm

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Anger Management – Kid’s Edition

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com I never thought I would be teaching a 6-year-old how to manage his anger but here I am noticing an apparent change in my son. His emotions are way more intense than I'm used to and I'm not the only one noticing. It's like one day he woke up… Continue reading Anger Management – Kid’s Edition

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Black Woman, It’s Okay To Be Angry.

Photo by DeMorris Byrd on Unsplash As a black woman, I've spent most of my life trying to avoid the angry and mad black woman stereotype. Due to that stereotype I've repressed the way I've felt, afraid that It would come off wrong to others, causing me to lose some sense of myself along the… Continue reading Black Woman, It’s Okay To Be Angry.

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The Bible on Collective Activism

As I become more and more attentive to current events and the horrors of marginalized communities, I’ve needed to reach back to my roots more. Those roots deeply seated in God and the Bible. The truth seeker in me understands the weaponization of Christianity against Black people. I know the lies of a white Jesus.… Continue reading The Bible on Collective Activism

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All Skinfolk Ain’t…

Current events have led me to dissect the well known quote "All my skinfolk ain't kinfolk." This quote, which was said by my Triumphant Soror Zora Neale Hurston, means that someone can inhabit a black body and be an agent of white supremacy. Because of the ongoing pandemic, people around the world have been forced… Continue reading All Skinfolk Ain’t…

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Stop Getting Stolen

 I went to Sacramento on Friday the 6th to collect a BAG and then got the chance to see and spend time with my family. It was a beautiful day. I officially met my best friends' new friend, and we instantly clicked. I was offered a great opportunity from my God-uncle, Jhene' was on repeat… Continue reading Stop Getting Stolen

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Black on Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review by: Vontress Renae’

*  Please be advised this is an advanced review. The episode will be released on December 9th on Seeka.tv *   I must say that this episode was hard to watch for me. Every negative thought, word, action and reality of the way that black men and women perceive one another came out in this… Continue reading Black on Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review by: Vontress Renae’

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Banging The Anger Away

Sex, it's good or whatever but have you ever had that I f*ckin hate you, I never want to see you again, throw me up against the wall type sex? It's lit right?! Well I ain't here to talk about that because I know nothing about snatching the soul from a man I personally hate… Continue reading Banging The Anger Away

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Childhood Trauma “Part I”

Wow, I haven’t wrote a legit paper since college so bare with me! However, I continuously write poetry about love, lust, sex, racial issues, women’s empowerment, etcetera. Today we are going to focus on childhood traumas specifically in the black community. It’s a touchy subject that many black people know all to well in our… Continue reading Childhood Trauma “Part I”

Hidden Gems

Nipsey Hussle: LA’s Self Made Legend

On Sunday March 31st, community leader, entrepreneur and rapper Nipsey Hussle was murdered outside of his Marathon Clothing Store in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles. Nipsey was LA’s self-made legend who crafted his own space into the music industry, business and philanthropy by living by the “G Code”, or honoring the code of… Continue reading Nipsey Hussle: LA’s Self Made Legend