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Relocating With Kids (Read This First)

TWO major key points I wish I would have considered before relocating with my children.

1. School zones

Coming from Wisconsin school zones are unheard of. 333 more words

Personal Development

The Rise of Homeschooling Among Black Families

Thank you to Jessica Huseman for joining us on the air! Here’s a snippet of her article: 108 more words

Detroit Speaks With Cliff Russell

The Ties That Bind

How To Get Away With Murder (HTGAWM) is the Thursday night behemoth that has kept us enthralled since its premiere last year. From the very first utterance of “Criminal Law 101, that I like to call How to get away with murder” by Analise Keating best known as Viola Davis and those dark, cheerleader spinning in the air, bonfire flashbacks we have been hooked. 950 more words

Television

Film Review: Pariah. Written and directed by Dee Rees

Starring Adepero Oduye, Kim Wayans, Aasha Davis.

Premiered at Sundance 2011. Won Excellence in Cinematography. Best Independent Film and Best Breakthrough Performance (Oduye) at African-American Film Critics Association. 622 more words

Reviews

Ignorant Thoughts Fuel Racism

Our country is in the middle of a civil rights issue. Emotions are high as people protest the deaths of African-American citizens at the hands of law enforcement. 707 more words

Wise Words

It's Not About Michael Brown

Many people watching the recent protests surrounding the Michael Brown case are quick to dismiss them as ridiculous.  They are doing so by finding fault in Michael Brown himself.   3,079 more words

Santee

Chapter 1-3: NaNoWriMo

In my absence from this blog, I’ve also been sketching out the very rough first draft on a new novel. It’s a family drama, and I’m posting the chapters on Tumblr as I finish them. 59 more words

Fiction