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5 Tweets Reveal the Hypocrisy of How America Expects Black People to React to Tragedy

In the aftermath of the Charleston shooting, this article nails everything that is wrong with the way American society treats tragedies across different racial groups. 14 more words


miss control-freak-planner-extraordinaire: it's terrifying out here on fulfill-your-own-dream-island. 

I’ve been at this career for a long time <11 years to be exact>. I grew and built and then grew some more, at the best salon in the world and then I left. 778 more words


Just ruined the birthday

It grinds my gears to see proposals happen during other major events. Get your own day!



The Truth About Natural Hair & The Natural Hair Movement

Lately, the natural hair movement has received increased media attention. This is great because the movement itself started off as a way for black women (I say “black” and not “African American” because it has become somewhat of an international movement) to love their tresses and challenge the reigning standard of beauty. 890 more words

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Back Home

I got home from Ghana on Friday and I feel like I am still figuring out how to adjust back to life in Dallas. Don’t get me wrong – I was more than ready to be home with James and our pups, to meet my friends for margaritas and catch up on a few weeks’ worth of happenings, and to sleep in my comfy bed. 320 more words

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Counting All Summer

Diets are hard. Diets suck. Diets can be expensive. Blah blah blah. 

I’ve used all the excuses. One diet I’m on board with is calorie counting. 311 more words

Apparently I&#039;m An Adult