An Open Letter to My Body

Last year, if someone had asked me how I felt about my body, I would simply say I didn’t like it. Sometimes, I struggle with self-love and acceptance when it comes to my body. It’s a love-hate relationship. One day, I’m fierce and hot, the next I’m not. It’s no secret I’m not the same size I […]

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Charlie Murphy: Put Some Respeck on His Name, Not His Brother’s.

Today, we lost a legendary comedian Murphy, yet somehow it was also his brother’s day.

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Why is Natural Hair Such a Big Deal For Black Women?

About five years ago in college, I decided to natural. My hair had hit a standstill. It wasn’t growing but it wasn’t shedding. I looked like I had a fresh bob cut every week, but I didn’t. It just would not grow. A friend suggested that I go natural. Normally, my friend’s suggestion are spot […]

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Media Richness & Political Woes (No Drake Intended)

This recent election was more social media friendly than past elections. The 45th President, who shall remain nameless until 2020, had some rather friendly Twitter fingers but lacked when it came to the face to face engagement and dialogue. From my understanding, media richness conveys rich information through face to face interactions and documents, not […]

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Ode to My Father

For my Multimedia Storytelling class, our assignment was to create an introduction video about ourselves. It’s personal, its real and it’s me.   I thought about different elements that describe me; my natural hair, my love for dressing up. The ideas looked great in my head but ultimately, I felt I was missing something. This […]

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