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Keepin' It Simple w/ Soylent

For breakfast today I blended my Soylent 2.0 Original with a cup of pineapple, a cup of kale, and a knob of ginger. I blended it at work with a Nutribullet so it wasn’t super smooth, but I really don’t mind a bit of texture. 428 more words

Writer Throwback

Good Evening and Hello wonderful people! I hope that you had a splendid day. I am coming to you tonight with a long overdue writer throwback. 237 more words

Writing

March: Book One

by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

Art by Nate Powell

ISBN 978-1-60309-300-2

“The thing is, when I was young, there wasn’t much of a civil rights movement. 479 more words

Non-Fiction

Moved To Tears: I Can't. I Won't.

I woke up early the other morning to explore Austin by foot. Making my way around the state capitol, I found myself standing here at the Texas African American History Memorial. 79 more words

Life

UMC – Urban Movie Channel Presents the Poignant and Powerful International Documentary, “The Man Who Mends Women”

May Highlights Also Include:
#ThrowbackThursdays with Season 1 of Braxton Family Values;
Military Drama Stand Down Soldier starring Jeryl Scott (The Walking Dead… 723 more words

African American

126 The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas, 2017

Starr Carter is sixteen years old when she witnesses the police shooting of her friend Khalil. Pulled over for a seemingly routine traffic violation, things quickly go south when Khalil demands to know why he was stopped, is frisked, and returns to the car to ask Starr if she’s okay. 652 more words

Books

To the Women Pushing 30 with All Their Shit Together, Except For Love

About a week or so ago, I found myself engrossed in a round robin conversation about current affairs with a few other like-minded women. Eventually, the topic of conversation drifted to matters of self-perception of personal success and progress, professionally and otherwise. 892 more words

African American