"Many people will walk down the aisle and before God, family and friends, say I do. And then, they don't." 365 Days of this Millennial Marriage . . . ♥
I write this excerpt on behalf of graduation season, realizing that high school graduates are anticipating their commencement ceremonies and perhaps are moving into post-secondary education. I once saw an argument on a social media thread about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) needing to, pardon my language: “get their shit together”. Now, the individual … Continue reading Love Yourz!
We often hear about the bliss, the joy, the automatic unconditional bond, the moment you become a mother. We don't often hear the truth about postpartum . There was nothing magical about becoming a mother — it wasn’t the calm baby sleeping in my arms, the social media picture of “She’s here!” It wasn't what I … Continue reading Motherhood: A Toda Madre
As young women of color we are often times used to being silenced, neglected, blinded and pushed out. It doesn't make it okay, but it does condition us to a second class citizenship among those who are no better than us. It impacts a set of learned behaviors, unless or until you learn to navigate … Continue reading They Don’t Like My Voice! Brown Girls in Higher Education
Healing requires us to tend to the bleeding parts of our souls and to utilize the resources we need to tend to ourselves and get well.