By Vuyisa Akuchie Hear my voice! “You’re what? I’m black and I’m proud!” This method of ‘call and response’ would be a regular saying in my household, as a reminder that I should be proud of my black skin and my heritage. “Your all a bunch of? WINNERS!” It wasn’t enough to just be proud … More Hear My Voice
Once upon a time there was a girl. A shy girl, a quiet girl, such a naive girl . She was from a small city and knew only the things that city had to offer. She had always seen things about the big cities and told herself that one day she would move and live … More Once upon a time “HER” Domestic Violence Story
Looking at me you can never tell if I’m having a good or bad day because the expression on my face doesn’t change much. Can we say permanent bitch face? Also there are times I enjoy being to myself, so if you catch me being extremely quiet you may assume something is wrong when it’s … More Things That Keep Me Going When I’m Down.
I have always been one to be fairly quiet. Keeping my emotions in and allowing others around me to use their words to get me down. Mostly for two reasons; 1. I did not want to have confrontation with anyone (verbally or physically). 2. I felt that because I had so much built up, no … More The Struggle Between being the Bigger Person and Telling it Like it is