Writings

Ubuntu: The Essence of Humanity

One of the most eye-opening moments in my life was when I was sitting in the audience of Marc Lamont Hill speaking on Martin Luther King Day. I initially didn't know what to expect but he eventually let me stunned as he ended the speech about activism and the concept of Ubuntu. Ubuntu has become… Continue reading Ubuntu: The Essence of Humanity

Writings

ADHD and Me

I hold on tight every single day, praying that I won't slip into another episode. I lose focus, mind feels almost like it's loose in my head. Controlling ADHD with will, prayer, and hopefulness is a near impossible quest that I intend to conquer. Failure is not an option but at times it seems like… Continue reading ADHD and Me

Magnificent Musings, Reader's Choice, Writings

Reader’s Choice: Plan of Action – Education

I responded to questions that the lovely @stylerepublik brought up over the past few days to culminate my thoughts. I truly believe there are a few things that must be central to our progression in the political realm AND development as people. The most central tenants we need to focus on are self-improvement, group accountability, awareness, and… Continue reading Reader’s Choice: Plan of Action – Education

Letters to _____., Writings

In Honor of Martin

In honor of Martin Luther King's Birthday, I wanted to write something about MLK's legacy. I found myself at a lost for words from the mere scope of who he was as a man. So much can be said about his legacy and even the way his legacy has been used since his death. Many… Continue reading In Honor of Martin

Letters to _____., Writings

Letter to my Daughter (Part 1)

Today's post started from a brief Twitter Conversation with Melinda Anderson @mdawriter : She definitely helped my brain get going on these ideas. And of course, thank you to the amazing Lauren Michelle Allen @MichelleHux for always being funny, thought-provoking, and warm to one of the thousands of people who follow her daily. Part Two… Continue reading Letter to my Daughter (Part 1)

Writings

Black & Depressed Pt. 1

This post is dedicated to each person struggling with depression. You are not alone and don't give up. NOTE: First and foremost, I want to make clear that I am not a mental health expert. I spent years studying psychology but abnormal psychology was not my main focus. If you are having suicidal thoughts, please… Continue reading Black & Depressed Pt. 1