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Is This Controversial?

Do you think that P&G’s latest ad The Talk is controversial? When I first saw the ad. Immediately, I remembered growing up and made personal connections. 569 more words

Black Families

The Night Before the First Day of School and All Through the House

Look, I’ve been in your worn out shoes with the holes in the big toe area. For most Nashville public school families, the countdown to crazy has reached zero and all heck is just about to break loose (at least that was my experience).   552 more words

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An Excerpt From....

Is he really taking the skillet? I bought that black cast iron skillet. I need that skillet to make my cornbread for Thanksgiving. If I was ghetto fabulous. 602 more words

Single Mom

Emotional New Ad Shows Parents Reminding Children Their ‘Black Is Beautiful’

Remember when your parents gave you your first “this is what racism is” talk? How old were you?

A new Proctor & Gamble My Black Is Beautiful… 425 more words

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I'm not who I thought I was, but I'm becoming everything I was meant to be.

Mental illness in the black community. My story of going through it.

Let me begin by sharing a poem I wrote. This is unedited, right off the dome, words spoken straight from the heart: 4,948 more words

Don't Call it a Comeback.....

Yes, I was gone for a long time but for my own sake just call it re-branding. I was recently doing some job interviews and one of the interviewers kept bringing up this blog page. 230 more words

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New Jersey Family Who Hit Powerball Jackpot Establishes Foundation To Give Back

After winning a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot last year, a Trenton, New Jersey family is giving back through philanthropy, NJ.com reports.

Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven adult children opted for a lump sum payment of $284 million. 215 more words

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