Why boycotting “Roots” won’t heal the black community

There has been a lot of discussion and controversy surrounding the remake of Alex Haley's miniseries, "Roots," which portrays the harsh reality of American history. The rapper Snoop Dog took to Instagram on Monday to share his disapproval along with many others that feel this time period should be forgotten or at the very least, … Continue reading Why boycotting “Roots” won’t heal the black community

5 Lessons in love

Cuffing season is upon us and love is definitely in the air! I’m excited to say that my Date. Dump. Repeat streak has come to an end! No, I’m not engaged, but I have recently become exclusive with a young man and I couldn’t be more excited to see what the future holds for us. … Continue reading 5 Lessons in love

Part 2 – Dear Black Men: I was made to love you

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky Interracial dating is something that I have never discussed outside of my close circle or with men I am romantically interested in. But since I pride myself on being as transparent as possible with my writing, I knew this was something that I needed … Continue reading Part 2 – Dear Black Men: I was made to love you

Date. Dump. Repeat.

Date. Dump. Repeat. That's been the running theme of my love life since pretty much forever. Meet a boy. Fall for boy. Dump boy. And then repeat. Its a tedious process, but I guess its also necessary. Its all a numbers game, right?  And anyone who knows me, knows that I meet most of the … Continue reading Date. Dump. Repeat.