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The Demand For Black Writers Soars Amid Black Lives Matter Protests

In the wake of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, the spotlight on racism against black people in America is shining bright and media organizations en masse are calling for pitches from black writers and multimedia creatives to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and all things related to blackness.  On… Continue reading The Demand For Black Writers Soars Amid Black Lives Matter Protests

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30 & Barely Thriving

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash At eighteen I had a plan and at twenty-one I was sure I'd see it through. Then 25 came and I will admit fear kicked in but I still had high hopes of everything being alright. Now, here I am at 30, feeling as if I'm barely surviving; wondering when is the… Continue reading 30 & Barely Thriving

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Get To Know Me

When I started writing for QMC two years ago I came in hot in heavy, writing an article about Oral Sex. You would have thought I was some kind of sex expert or big time freak, which I am not...an expert & I'm light on the freak these days. I realized that through my writing… Continue reading Get To Know Me

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Written In Melanin, A Podcast That Brings Awareness to Black Storytellers

Last month I was honored to be featured on Written in Melanin’s Podcast. Written in Melanin is a company that was created to help bring awareness to black authors and creators.  I wasn’t aware of this illustrious brand until one of my fellow QMC writers Mike Patton made the connection and I’m so grateful that… Continue reading Written In Melanin, A Podcast That Brings Awareness to Black Storytellers

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Being Called Ugly

A couple days ago I was informed that someone referred to me as "ugly." I was literally told this via text message and I literally dropped my phone after I read it. Now don't get me wrong, I have been called ugly before, but this one cut deep. The person who said it is somebody… Continue reading Being Called Ugly

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Pressing the “Reset” Button on Your Life is Scary as Hell

We all have to hit the metaphorical reset button on our lives at one time or another and I won't lie to you, it's terrifying. But, it tends to work itself out. If you don't believe me, allow me to walk you through my post-college, quarter life crisis phase... After graduating college in 2013, I… Continue reading Pressing the “Reset” Button on Your Life is Scary as Hell

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I Remember That Song!

I Remember That Song is a new show that airs on KOFY TV Saturdays at 4PM. The show was created by Purple Cherry Productions and it is about bringing you hit songs from different genres and generations that will surely bring back memories! To get updates about this new hit show and get exclusive behind the… Continue reading I Remember That Song!

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Issa Celebration

So yesterday was my review at my full time job. I was SO nervous, because my boss lowkey chewed me out the day before, because I didn't complete some tasks she wanted me to. But regardless of that I had told myself that if she didn't offer me the amount of money I felt like… Continue reading Issa Celebration

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Before I Post the Last Post…

I would like to thank everyone for reading The Boyfriend Series. It is difficult for me to open up sometimes, so I appreciate you reliving my relationship journey with me. I was hesitating to start this series, because I didn't want to appear stupid, incompetent or ignorant. However, I am glad that I did it.… Continue reading Before I Post the Last Post…