Transitions: A Letter From a Broken Heart

Every day, I wake up and fall asleep to the same thought: ‘Why does it have to hurt so bad?’  Growing up, I never thought of love like this.  I’ve seen my mother go through hell and back, beginning with my father and ending with her last (as she’s currently engaged.)  I remember damn near … Continue reading

Jill Scott Speaks On The Misunderstood

“We daughters of the dust were seen as ugly, nappy mammies, good for day work and unwanted children, while our men were thought to be thieving, sex-hungry animals with limited brain capacity.” It’s often a title of “bitterness” or “jealousy” when a woman of African descent express her dislike or disapproval of interracial relationships between … Continue reading