If You Love Me, You Have To Love My Stuff Too!

If you’re thinking about stuff in terms of material objects or physical things clear ya’ head space!  When I say, If you love me you must love my stuff too The kind of stuff I’m referencing are beliefs. Too often I meet people who are almost amazing. They’re beautiful and outgoing and have incredible energy. And at…

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Big Feet Blues: Tips for Finding Shoes for Sizes 10 & Up!

Secret #927: I have big feet! Ever since I can remember my feet have been clown-ish, long, big. My mother would buy me the nicest kicks but I wouldn’t wear them because they looked like clown shoes in comparison to my small body.  Imagine being 8 years old and wearing an 8 in women’s shoes. Up…

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Post Grad Life: Week 1 

as I sat in the passenger seat on a 10 hour ride from New York to North Carolina, I felt stuck. Not only because the seatbelt was slightly choking me, but mostly because of fear. There would be no returning to Wheaton after this. No more safety zone. No more instant rebel or running late for work. No more returning books that were 6 months overdue. No more free passport size photos.

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Reclaiming My Magic: Letter To Those Who Think I’ve Changed

Dear people who have watched me for years, but never talked to me Dear people who think a PWI has brainwashed me Dear people who think I am not black enough anymore Dear people who think I am too liberal Dear people who seldom ask how I am doing, but assume I am floating in…

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New York City in the Summer

There is truly nothing like New York in the Summer. The yellow taxis accenting the bright colored printed pants and the summer breeze giving life to chiffon blouses and linen pants. The smell of Halal street food and roosted peanuts in combination with fresh air is everyones questionable perfume. And oh! You can’t forget about the…

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10 Reasons I Am MAD!

Donald Trump may have more supporters than the #blacklivesmatter movement. People are still defending Bill Cosby and in turn, disregarding and discrediting women’s rape, while simultaneously saying “WOMEN should know better and do better.” Bruh? There are very few WOMEN of color in magazine editorials, like we aren’t BEAUTIFUL AF. My school put me on their webpage, but I…

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Don’t Be Meek Mill: Healthy Friendships

Its not easy having a fabulous friend! One that is ambitious, popular and [extremely] successful. There are definitely times when jealously will sneak up on you like a baby ghost. Remember when they were getting college acceptances or got engaged or drop 3 consecutively platinum albums, back to back (pun intended)? I totally understand the secret envy and yearning…

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