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Happy B-day Mama

Happy born day to my mama, mama Fredia as my friends call her. On this day we celebrate her and all of her badassery. If you have had the opportunity to meet my mom you realized quickly she is a force to be reckoned with. She’s honest, kind-hearted, creative, adventurous, un-apologetically loud and tons of […]

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Part III: Celebrating Black Men

As you may have noticed, I am once again single in the city! Most people either really love dating or completely dread it; I am somewhat in the middle. Truth be told, I am good at dating. Unfortunately, I can tell you how to get a man, but I damn sure can’t give you advice on how to keep him!  One of my biggest challenges with being single is the negative commentary about being a single Black woman in her 40’s.  The second hardest part about being single is filtering out all the negativity about dating Black men. Wait…. Let me be clear, the negativity is not all coming from white people. This is Black on Black crime! Let’s call it what it is!  Are you an offender?

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Part I – Celebrating Black Men  

Part I: Celebrating Black Men – Gratitude & Compassion Thank You To My Homies  It’s amazing how God puts the right people in your life at the right time.  This summer I experienced a painful break-up that knocked the breath out of me.  You know, the kind of heartbreak that makes it hard to breathe some days?! The most […]

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