I've wrestled all weekend about whether or not to blog about this. I decided that I can't NOT put my opinion of this on my own blog that celebrates Black women. To ignore this issue would be hypocritical of me. I didn't see the video. I probably wouldn't have been able to watch it. By … Continue reading Sisters, This Needs to Stop!
Caution: this is a long one, and some of you may not like me when I'm done. Never again will I order a product online from a foreign country. Yes, I know how that sounds. I don't care. I'm about to show "that" side of me and name names while doing so. In advance, I … Continue reading Service, Please!
Earlier this week, I (finally!) received the results of my second DNA submission. The second test verified the best parts of the first. Thank you, African Ancestry! After 40+ years of nonsense, I don't have to rely on anyone I'm related to to give me my roots. I can jump right over the stone wall … Continue reading Heritage–Part 2
I've been stewing on this all weekend. I did not want it to be a big enough issue for me to blog about. Obviously, that didn't work very well for me, because here I am again, two hours before midnight, trying to get this off my chest and into the ether that is social media. … Continue reading NOT The Same Fight!
Yes, I am that woman who does not mind telling her age. I'm too glad to get here to be ashamed of a number. Besides, all of that stuff about women and age is just patriarchal conditioning to keep us under control. We don't lie about our ages, shoot Botox into our faces, endure condescending … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Ms. Chantal!