This was originally posted on my old blog on 5/27/14. I have edited it to reflect the necessary updates. I collect dolls. Eighty percent of my entire collection are fashion dolls. Ninety per cent of those fashion dolls are Black. This display case represents a SMALL portion of my collection. I haven't counted lately, but … Continue reading Oh, My Beautiful Dolls!
I am not a chef nor a professional cook. I do not pretend to be either. I throw DOWN. I rarely eat out anymore. When I want a particular dish, I don't ask anyone to make it for me. At the very least, I attempt to make it myself. With the exception of that funnel … Continue reading A Tale of Ox-Tails!
The day that 45 got elected, my heart dropped into my stomach like a stone, because I knew that the Black community was about to get zapped back to the 1960's, when leaders like Dr. King rallied us together as a people to change how the nation saw us. I knew that we were going … Continue reading MLK Day 2019
This might be a long one. I didn't want to watch it. I'd hoped that I would not have to. The fact that there is so much debate within the community over who is at fault for the mess that is R. Kelly prompted me to put my official opinion out there, for whatever that's … Continue reading Surviving R. Kelly: Negro, Please!
Happy New Year! Happy 2019! Happy Last Day of Kwanzaa! After six days of reflection, the final principle: After all that I've slogged through this week, all that I've rediscovered about myself, all the feelings that were shared (and those too intense to share), I can express my reborn faith in people: I believe that … Continue reading First Kwanzaa – Day 7