“Why are you trying to ruin my life?” “Ruin your life? What is there to ruin Amber? You barely have it figured out.” “I have a lot figured out,” she lied. “Like what? You’re a 21-year-old dropout, who refuses to look for work. And before you even attempt to feed me that I’ve got a … More Better Left Unsaid (Part I)
Nasir & Ashley; First loves reunited… and it gets spicy. “The moment Brandon spotted Ashley he tried turning around to give Nas a heads up, but before he could say anything, she had already approached him. Fuck, fuck, fuck, he thought. “Well, look what we have here,” she said, not once taking her eyes off … More Let’s Be Friends – Chapter 4
If there’s something that colleges and universities love, it’s diversity. Not only because of the student body, and the rise of the population, but let’s be honest. When people see diversity, the university sees dollar signs. However, I truly believe that administrators don’t understand what African American students go through. I would know, I’m one … More Being Black in a PWI….Challenge Accepted
If you haven’t read Chapter One be sure to read it to see how we got here: “Nas sat on the other end of his phone waiting for Rebecca’s reply. He saw the three dots moving, but they immediately disappeared. He’d been going back and forth in his mind, wondering if he’d made the right … More “Let’s Be Friends” Chapter 2 – Nasir
Earlier this month I gave an update on how I’m doing. However, it is almost August and things have changed drastically. Last month I filmed one episode of season 2 of Reckless Behavior The Series. After not filming anything since season 1 production ended last November, it felt so damn good to be back in … More F%$@ Corona! Signed, A Frustrated Black Creative
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 next time I’m … More 30 & Barely Thriving
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 … More Get To Know Me
Growing up that was a term that I heard very often from my mother and my elders. To stay in a child’s place or in other words stay out of grown folks’ face, no back talk, and do what they say without question. Now that is all fine and dandy and in certain situations I … More What is a Child’s Place?
Growing up when it came to my period I hated everything about it. I got extremely bad cramps, would miss school almost every month when it came, I would cry not from the PMS but just the pain of it and I really couldn’t stand having to do any physical activity. For the longest I … More Dieting, Exercise & Your Period.