Cliff & Claire. Will & Jada. Bey & Jay. Ayesha & Steph. Barack & Michelle.
In the nearly 100 years since humans created the ability to produce motion picture films with sound, there have been millions of depictions of Black Love. Continue reading “Relationship Goals”
Over the weekend, while eating breakfast at my favorite diner, I saw two elderly women rise from their seats in the booth next to me and embrace each other in an extended hug while saying those words to each other. This simple combination of gesture and word, this display of authentic friendship, stopped me in the middle of my meal. Continue reading “Thank You For Being Here”
I just finished reading the August 18th Gawker article by Dee Barnes, the former TV personality and former friend and colleague of rap legend Dr. Dre. Dre is a founding member of the ground-breaking rap group N.W.A., which is receiving renewed attention as a result of the success of the new film, Straight Outta Compton. Continue reading “Straight Outta Asterisks”
My dad told me this when I was in high school. It was in the middle of one of those, “I’m going to drop some knowledge on you, you ‘gon learn today” speeches parents give when their teenagers go into the “I KNOW Mom/Dad, you can’t tell me anything” stage of life.
Continue reading “V-Day – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”