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Setting Boundaries: No Guilt Tripping

“If your version of me respecting you involves me disrespecting myself, you can go.” Have you ever experienced a person that makes you feel guilty for saying no? Or just an indifference to how they make you feel? They make you feel terrible for setting a boundary. They make you feel like you’re being difficult… Continue reading Setting Boundaries: No Guilt Tripping


The Inspiration Behind James

Earlier this year I was determined to find the perfect guy. I discovered an app called BLK, which was marketed as Tinder for black people. I downloaded the app and set my standards- must have a job, must be in early 30's, must be taller than me, must have no kids. I was excited to… Continue reading The Inspiration Behind James

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The Current State of Hip Hop: Are We Doomed?

If you think that I’m about to start this off like the intro to Brown Sugar you might as well leave now because it’s about to get real. Hip-hop is and has always been something that has been used as a tool or outlet to express ourselves.  Since the day the first MC spoke into… Continue reading The Current State of Hip Hop: Are We Doomed?


Why Some Men Are Pigs

Hey guys! I hate that this has to be my first post of the new year, but it is what it is. Last night at around 8 p.m. I went to the gas station near my house. I had like a quarter tank, but I decided to be proactive and fill up so I didn't… Continue reading Why Some Men Are Pigs


No More Settling for Less

How important is it to have standards? When I talk about standards I am referring to dating.  I am referring to everything not related to someone's physical appearance. The problem that this generation faces is that people want to be in a relationship so desperately that they will put all their preferences and standards to the… Continue reading No More Settling for Less