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December 9, 2018

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December 25, 2019

This world is scary for women of all ages, especially black women. Everyone is telling me I need to protect myself. I’m afraid of going to the grocery store. Even getting out of my car and walking up my driveway at night. Fight these men/women may not be the best optio...

January 9, 2019

Life's weird. 

When I think back to my younger days, I feel a sense of emptiness. I don't remember a lot of my childhood/adolescence. I remember the big things: family vacations, friends’ birthday parties, field trips, however, when I try to reminisce about things that...

December 9, 2018

I am longing and hopeful.

I wonder where life will take me, and if I'll ever be content. 

I hear, "You can do it, don't quit."

I see the ones I love roll their eyes at my success. 

I want to prove something to myself, not those who are watching.

I am longing and hopeful.

I p...

November 13, 2018


Tamir Rice

Michael Brown Jr.

Eric Garner

Akai Gurley 

Rumain Brisbon 

Ezell Ford

Dante Parker

John Crawford III

Tyree Woodson

Victor White III

Laquan McDonald 

Yvette Smith

McKenzie Cochran 

Jordan Baker

Miriam Carey

Jonathan Ferrell


Christian Taylor 

Sammuel DuBose 

Sandra Blan...

November 7, 2018

Thank you for loving me more than I love myself. 

Thank you for always believing in me even when I did not believe in myself. 

I know you don't understand why I'm so sad. 

I don't know either. 

I wish it were that simple. 

I never meant to hurt you. 

Your love is what keeps...

November 6, 2018

Beauty is in the "eye" of the beholder...

That can mean different things to different people. Eyes fascinate me. Eyes allow us to look deep into one's soul. There are millions of people who hate their eyes for different reasons. Too dark. Too light. Protruding. Downtur...

November 6, 2018

She quietly walks downstairs and out the door. 

Her hands are shaking. 

She unlocks her car and sits. 

She locks the door and begins to cry. 

Tears pouring down her face, she looks for an escape. 

She sits. 

She looks to her right. 

She sits. 

She cries, as she wraps it around...

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