Archive for August 2013

What I learned throwing rocks in the pond: A photo story

I learned  a lot this morning while throwing rocks in the pond and watching the ripples tell a story.   I like to hold things. I like to throw things. My rocks this morning were really intentions. Choices. Decisions. Prayers.   I threw my prayers in the water, aiming for the sun’s reflection as my bullseye. It’s such a... Read more »

Russell Simmons’ Harriet Tubman Sextape Apology Statement: Sounds like Martin’s first proposal to Gina…slathered in wack sauce

Russell Simmons’ Harriet Tubman Sextape Apology Statement: Sounds like Martin’s first proposal to Gina…slathered in wack sauce
Thank you Crystal Fleming for creating the Change.org petition requesting the removal of the “Harriet Tubman Sextape” skit and an apology from Russell Simmons whose company All Def Digital (ADD) created and distributed it. I was up early into the morning re-posting updates on the petition and writing to All Def Digital’s director of communications. It... Read more »

Back to School Shopping Giveaway: Introducing the "Auntie Ella Scholarship" 2013

Back to School Shopping Giveaway: Introducing the "Auntie Ella Scholarship" 2013
I love back to school season. As a grown woman, I still love buying up fresh spiral notebooks, gel pens and crayons. For myself, not kids. I remember the excitement of the night before the first day of school and the anticipation of rocking a new ‘fit, which of course, was laid out perfectly all... Read more »
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