An Open Letter to My Mama

Dear Mama, It wasn’t until I became an adult and moved away that I realized how I undervalued the need for you in my life. I guess most children under-appreciate and take for granted all that a mother does for them. But what I’ve always known since an early age is that there is no me without you. And I don’t mean the physical gestation of me but the spirit of me. My strength, resilience, and tenacity to keep going are all the qualities I learned from you. I’ve studied how you navigate through life with fortitude and grace and … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Mama

How to Stay Positive at Work When You Hate Your Job or When You Wanna Slap Someone

The intersectionality of being female and Black in the workplace can sometimes be too much to deal with. Micro aggression and outright blatant discrimination against your race and gender can really wear on your emotions and frame of mind. Sometimes … Continue reading How to Stay Positive at Work When You Hate Your Job or When You Wanna Slap Someone