Made in the beautiful struggle You are here Made of light You are near Black boy. May the world know You and all Your wonders Make magic with Your body Make music with Your hands Change directions with Your feet For You are light And cannot be dimmed. Mother Nature has birthed You for a … More To the Boys and Girls
Change comes only if you want it. The saying that has been resonating with me for three to four months now is ”the best apology is changed behavior”. The friendships with the bad behavior patterns causing pain but not astronomically sat in comfort while l suffered silently. The friendships with catastrophic damage were determined the … More Change Is Only For The Willing
Despite all the losses we took in 2020, the best gift that many of us received was time. We were given more time to focus on our households, our loved ones, and ourselves. The challenge was to determine how we would utilize it. For some people, time allowed us to strive and reach our goals. … More What’s holding you back from reaching your full potential?
Your gift will make room for you. Your Gift: The thing that you do the absolute best without any effort.
Find work that you love so much it becomes your life. Among the two full time jobs and the three part time gigs make it a point to seek out creativity within your inner passion while you keep hustling. Two out of seven recommended smoking a satisfying amount of cannabis to cope with extensive work … More Blurring Lines
I finally hit my goal weight of 130 pounds. It was one of the happiest moments of my life. Looking down at the scale, I felt like I’d finally taken a leap into womanhood where nobody would mistake me for a little girl. Its always been hard for me to discuss my “skinny girl probs” … More Why Am I Obsessed With My Weight?
The world around you is falling apart. People that look like you are being killed over and over by those appointed to protect us. Our brothers and sisters have been found hanging in trees and it’s being labeled as suicide. Your government not only supports your demise but is evolving and coming up with new … More The God In You
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 … More Little Brown Boy
Seeing the world for the first time in 1993. Being the last of 4 children. Being raised by a older mother. Growing up singled out and abandoned by my father. Being 20 years apart from the first born. Being raised by a single mother who had breast cancer, lupus, and a small hole in her … More Discovering Akilah
Covid-19 is taking the nation by storm. Birthdays, date nights, and even major milestones are now put on an indefinite pause. However, I think that pause can be used on so much needed self-care. So many of us have put off hobbies, vacations, and even our loved ones due to the hustle of everyday life. … More Quarantine: A Self-Care Guide