Archive for June 2018

You are not Alone

Trigger Warning: This article will talk about sensitive topics. Reader discretion is advised.  This past week has been overwhelming with two celebrities who committed suicide. Now I only really know the two by name, having never bought a Kate spade product or even watched Anthony Bourdain’s cooking show, nevertheless my fb newsfeed has been filled…

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Self-Esteem in the African-American Community

Let’s get real deep about something that I believe is unique to the African-American experience. This is around a message that we as black Americans receive from our parents, caregivers, and other adults in our lives. The message is “You have to work 10x’s harder than any white person to get ahead”. Now this message…

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