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Nifty Nonfiction: Dreadlocks and Deliveries

Two books on elements of everyday life that I found interesting.

Twisted by Bert Ashe
This is a memoir about hair. As a person who has had short hair all my life, because I “don’t want to fool with it” as they say, I do understand that for some people hair is more important. 511 more words

Entries By Jackie

It's What's In Your Head, Not On Your Head

I am an African-American woman whose hair texture is considered different. Many have referred to it as “good hair”. As a child I remember people always commenting on how long and pretty my hair was.  934 more words


My Review of All Eyez On Me

My sister’s birthday was June 10th and my wife and I wanted to celebrate it with her. I knew that Tupac’s movie was coming out in just a few days so I got us all tickets to go. 620 more words

African American Culture

He will make room...

Excited that I will be sharing some new pieces…and nervous, as always. But, more than anything, I am grateful to see how God is making room for the gifts he has given me to steward.   21 more words

Friday Happy Dance REMIX

OMG! This video just blew my mind. Thanks to my blogger friend Nadine Tomlinson for posting it on her Twitter feed. This is a celebration of 40 Years of Hip Hop mixed by The Hood Internet on Youtube. 15 more words


Friday Happy Dance - Queen Latifah

This week’s Happy Dance is a throwback to my youth. Rap music was the realest and Queen L-A-T-I-F-A-H was in command! Here’s U.N.I.T.Y.