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Severed Ties: Don’t Update Me on People I No Longer Eff With

In my 29 years of life, I’ve broken ties with plenty of people. As we all do in our lives. Some on good terms, some on bad terms. I’ve even left a bad taste in few people’s mouths upon my departure. Yet, they’ve always been warranted and needed most times. I’ve always been an advocate… Continue reading Severed Ties: Don’t Update Me on People I No Longer Eff With

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Reality TV: How Far Is Too Far?

Photo by Russell Ferrer on Unsplash I remember being younger and watching shows like The Real World, Big Brother and American Idol. These shows had real people with real issues and real talent. They weren't full of drama but were fun to watch, kept me entertained and didn't drain me from all the toxicity being… Continue reading Reality TV: How Far Is Too Far?

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Little Brown Boy

This one time in 2020… I had to tell my son about his chocolate skin in America… How his skin is so dark he might be mistaken for a monkey or a hoodlum. How his big natural curly afro can be offensive to some people with no melanin in their skin. How to keep his… Continue reading Little Brown Boy

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Painting A Picture of Love

When I was eleven years old, at the time I did not realize that I was taking a picture that would be so precious to me, and that it would lead to such a special moment between me and one of my closest friends. As I mentioned in my previous article, Emily Lauren Mata, an… Continue reading Painting A Picture of Love

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DBC Vol 2: Baboon Vs Chameleon

This specific issue of Dope Boy Chronicles will be a little bit different then what you are normally used to. Typically for this series, I have been comparing drug dealer tactics that many people in the business field have been using since the beginning of time and have seemed to understand. Friends of mine that… Continue reading DBC Vol 2: Baboon Vs Chameleon

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Reckless Behavior The Series Review

At the end of episode 1, Benjamin says what everyone is thinking. The behavior being shown is downright reckless. So far, from watching the first four episodes of the highly anticipated, Reckless Behavior the Series, I have formed three major themes. One, the overall difficulty of being a young woman in this decade. Two, the… Continue reading Reckless Behavior The Series Review

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It’s COLD and I’m SAD

S.A.D : what is it, how do I recognize it , and what can I do? Have you ever felt like during the winter times and colder months all of a sudden you become extremely sad? When the sun goes down earlier does it make you want to sleep more? Do you find yourself wanting… Continue reading It’s COLD and I’m SAD

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My Battle with Postpartum

I became a mother at the age of 17. With my first son he was the light of my life and I was so consumed in him and nothing in the world mattered. He was the center of my universe so all of the outside noise of the world never really had a chance to… Continue reading My Battle with Postpartum

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Maintaining Self: Single or Taken

Love is a beautiful thing when it's in balance with other parts of our lives. It is meant to add to what is already present. It can inspire some of the beautiful parts of our being. It opens our eyes to possibilities that were unseen. Love only becomes unbalanced when we forget—as in forgetting who… Continue reading Maintaining Self: Single or Taken

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Cuffing Season Rules 4 the Ladies

Hey ya’ll! It is now Cuffing Season and trust me, you gotta do this right. You don’t want to mess around and end up in a relationship. The sole purpose of this season is to stay warm and avoid being alone til the Spring time. Here is a foolproof plan to have a successful Cuffing… Continue reading Cuffing Season Rules 4 the Ladies