For Prince

Updated 4/23/16 I have so much to do. My roles and responsibilities grow as the days go by, but I had to take a moment to pay respect to a muse who has gotten me through some of my most challenging times: Prince. His full name, birthday, albums and accomplishments can be Googled, but his... Continue Reading →

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Rhyme in Peace: Phife Dawg

A legend. A pioneer. An ill MC. Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor was my favorite rapper from A Tribe Called Quest.  When I heard his Jamaican accent mixed in his dope rhymes (code switching), it brought a sense of pride. It felt like “we” were a part of hip hop. Busa Bust did it too, but... Continue Reading →

Kiswana vs Melanie: Divide and Conquer

Kiswana vs. Melanie: Divide and Conquer As we start chapter three of the year and observe notable women in history. I think it is important to understand the various roles of activists. I heard the argument of the movement going from “the streets to the suites” by rubbing shoulders with politicians and forgetting the those... Continue Reading →

Running by Gil Scott-Heron

Because I always feel like running Not away, because there is no such place Because, if there was I would have found it by now Because it's easier to run Easier than staying and finding out you're the only one Who didn't run Because running will be the way your life and mine Will be... Continue Reading →

  Since I'm asked what made me do this, it comes from an old post from an old blog. This time I decided to do a comparative infographic.

Lessons from her Majesty, the King (UPDATED)

Women's History Month has ended, so has the first quarter of the year.  Have you fulfilled or started to fulfill your goals and endeavors? Well here is some motivation with a little help from Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Hatshepsut (c1479 - 1458 BC) and...some lyrics from Nicki Minaj--just follow me. Hatshepsut was the first and most... Continue Reading →

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