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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 »

But black women hit HARDER!: My unsolicited response to CBS Chicago and the racial disparity in their “Healthwatch” reports

But black women hit HARDER!: My unsolicited response to CBS Chicago and the racial disparity in their “Healthwatch” reports
“They are not going to save you.” It was only a week ago that I spoke these words to a group of soggy, yet smiling, black women and children. March 10, 2013, was the centennial anniversary of the passing of Harriet Tubman, a heroic and in my eyes, superhuman, woman who came to be known... Read more »

Black Girls Are Detoxing!

Black Girls Are Detoxing!
I’d been thinking of doing a detox for awhile, but finally decided to officially put healthy foods where my mouth is on January 9, 2012. Today is Day 8 of a 21 day raw foods and fruit/veggie juicing detox under the facilitation of Tammye Mathews of Restored, Inc. After successfully completing a week–1/3 of the... Read more »
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31 Day Reset Challenge with Rosetta Thurman: Day 2

31 Day Reset Challenge with Rosetta Thurman: Day 2
Okay, Rosetta cut right to the chase with Day 2!  I wasn’t trying to do this much thinking so soon-Ha!  The topic for Reset Day 2 was “Take an Honest Assessment of Your Life”. Needless to say, completing yesterday’s exercises didn’t go as quickly as I’d hoped (I was working on it before going to a... Read more »

31 Days to Reset Your Life Challenge with Rosetta Thurman: Day 1

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Sigh. Thirty-one days implies that this challenge involves doing something consistently for 31 days. Side A of the same old Sandria song is down for the cause…optimistic…ready to go all in. Oh, but that B side. The B side is set to violins. A sad song laced with procrastination, inconsistent follow through, doubt…all of its... Read more »
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