December 11, 2017

Bullies are often displayed as individuals whose goal is to have power and control over how one thinks and reacts. Therefore, the victim is normally seen as a defenseless or meek individual who is powerless. 

One of my former students started a...

December 7, 2017

Who doesn’t love free makeup? To show my appreciation for your commitment to my blog; I’m giving one subscriber three sets of lip collections by Anastasia Beverly Hills, NARS and Sephora. Winner will be chosen randomly, and announced on December 15th. No purchase is re...

December 5, 2017

Many assume the HBCU experience consists of chicken Wednesdays, club-hoping on school nights, and a spectacular school marching band. 

Well, I wouldn't argue with this notion.

My sophomore year in college, I acquired a seasonal position sell...

November 24, 2017

Dear Chelsetia, 

You're at an age where you're constantly doubting yourself based on others beliefs. Naysayers have become a greater importance in your life because you'd allowed them to seep into your thoughts and change your views about yourself. Therefore, throughout...

November 9, 2017

With this generations need for validation, an engagement or wedding is quickly seen as an immediate need, rather than self progression (going to school, owning a business and accomplish all other personal goals).

I wanted a wedding, the dress, the orchest...

November 9, 2017

If someone said that the key to happiness was in a book or over the highest mountain, I would take the journey to find it. I've often wondered is there a concrete definition for happiness? I believe a human true purpose in life is to find the things that brings a sense...

October 23, 2017

 "When he touched my genitals, my skin crawled because he was dismissing my power".

"He took my innocence, so why was I so ashamed, maybe because I thought I was the problem, maybe I needed to change".

" A family member saw that she was an innocent ch...

October 18, 2017

Dear James Baldwin, 


Imagine a world where the majority race is black, would whites then understand the rebellion, or in fact the "race card" that we have to consistently play in order to be heard? How would the image of African-Americans shift from a Caucasians perspe...

October 14, 2017

New York is the City that never sleeps, as well as the city that will run you over if you're not moving quickly! However, I enjoyed my time spent. Although I've been there ten times, each experience has given me a partial "nightmare". 

Let's start with tr...

September 29, 2017


A wise woman once stated that "The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains". 

Josephine Baker inspired fall collection by Kate Spade previewed a mixture of leopard prints, flowers and pearls.I must admit Micheal Kors...

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