‘Lion’ Netflix Movie Review

Wow! I must say this movie is amazing! And that's an understatement. I am so moved by this story; every emotion, the twists and turns, the actors and actresses, the story is overall phenomenal. If I had to rate this movie on a scale of 1-10, I would rate it an 11. The movie exceeded my expectations and I am so touched by the compelling story of this young boy, Saroo.


Album Gem of the Week

This album is culturally soul-stirring. This album unveils multidimensional layers of the Black community, the managing of taxes in the United States and, of course, relationship trials and tribulations. My favorite track on the album is BRACKETS...

young women.

I love this!


I pray you don’t feel like you have to find validation in social media likes. I pray you always know you’re important, worthy, and beautiful, despite who thinks so or not.

I pray you don’t let these young men dictate your life. It’s perfectly okay to have companionship, however, I pray that you always keep and love yourself first.

I pray that you always do what makes you comfortable. Find out what feels good to you and do that. Don’t let anyone take that away from you.

I pray that you understand your worth. Don’t settle for less than what you believe is appropriate for you.

I pray that you take your education serious. An educated woman is unstoppable.

I pray that you value the idea of working toward what you want. Don’t solely rely on your beauty to get you where you want to go.

I pray that you…

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Black France / France Noire: The History and Politics of Blackness

Black France / France Noire: The History and Politics of Blackness by Trica Danielle Keaton, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Tyler Stovall, Tyler Edward Stovall The Invention of Blacks in France by Patrick Lozès (Reading Review) France is supposedly known for the “land of human rights,” in a republic whose motto is “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity,” Yet Africans … Continue reading Black France / France Noire: The History and Politics of Blackness