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How Melissa Harris-Perry's Mere Existence, Helped Shaped My Thoughts On Violence Against Women, Speaking Up & Where To Go Next

It’s been 161 days, since I last wrote something/ posted something for my dear, EverythingShaquana family. In other words, that’s exactly 5 months and 8 days!! 1,214 more words

Race, Gender & Politics

Trials of Motherhood: Child Loss, Meltdowns & Moving Along

It’s always been kind of crazy to me, how common miscarriages and stillbirths are, in proportion to, how uncommon the conversations around them are. Me, putting my pregnancy on such a broad stage, so to speak, has challenged that silence quite a bit. 1,983 more words

Health & Healing

I WILL NOT DIE IN POLICE CUSTODY!!!

“When the wicked advance against me to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall. Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then I will be confident.”

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Health & Healing

Powers, Potions & Poise: The Art of Pregnancy

Today is Women Crush Wednesday at EverythingShaquana. That means it’s all things women, over herr. Now, let’s just say for the record, that not all women desire and/ or attain the physical ability to get pregnant. 3,921 more words

Race, Gender & Politics

My "Coming Out" Story: Am I A "Trans"/ "Cis" Man/Woman??

The illusion of the physical is the sole foundation of all ill-doing in this world. The reason for hate. The reason for abuse. The reason for… 2,862 more words

Health & Healing

‘Blackness & Police Violence: Two Peas in a Pod’ (A Real Life Short Story)

“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”

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Race, Gender & Politics

Nobody Gives You Power, You Just Take It

“The thing that women have yet to learn is that nobody gives you power, you just take it.”

Roseanne Barr

Art & Poetry