It’s okay to have already said Goodbye

It's okay to have already said goodbye. Death and Mourning via @MissLori

My high school drama teacher died last month. Mrs Gensler was one of the few people who helped lay the foundation that made my theatre future possible. She breathed life into me for my four years of high school. She protected me. She was my surrogate mother. And then she wasn’t. [Read more…]

Carlson Wins Battle with 20 Million Dollar Settlement but War on Women Rages on

It has been announced that former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson will receive a 20 million dollar settlement from 20th Century Fox in response to her sexual harassment lawsuit against former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes. Not only are they awarding her this historic settlement but they also issued her a public apology.

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Fighting For My Daughter’s Right To Be Young, Gifted and Black

Fighting For Her Right To Be Gifted via @MissLori

Parenting my daughter’s mind has been like a tennis match, but half the time I’ve felt like I was playing without a racket. [Read more…]

Kanye West Is Obsessed and It Is Nothing To Laugh At

Amber Rose via @AmberRose Instagram

In case you haven’t been anywhere near Twitter today, let me tell you its’ been a hot bed of Kanye West nonsense. That’s the nicest way I can put it. But the fact is, it’s not “nonsense”, it’s not funny, and it’s not inconsequential. Kanye West once again showed us who he is. The question is are we willing to look at what he’s displaying. [Read more…]

National Youth Violence Prevention Week; Helping Kids Build an Anger Management Toolkit

Preventing Youth Violence By Managing Emotions #MLTVkids

It’s National Youth Violence Prevention Week. Considering that youth violence is the second leading cause of death for most youths ages 10-24, according to the CDC, I’m not sure a week is long enough. As a parent statistics like that are frightening and overwhelming, but we can’t hide from it we just have to dig in and deal. [Read more…]