Ain’t Nothing Worst Than a Gay Man Scorned: The Kerry Rhodes Issue

The urban blogsphere has been erupting lately with the story of NFL free agent and former Arizona Cardinals team member, Kerry Rhodes and his private affair with his personal assistant and lover, Russell “Hollywood” Simpson. Pictures of Rhodes and Simpson in “compromising,” situations were blasted all over the internet. When asked about them, Rhode vehemently… Continue reading Ain’t Nothing Worst Than a Gay Man Scorned: The Kerry Rhodes Issue

Ready to Move

Excuse the errors….my little brother is letting me use his Google Nexus! Being forced to type while using one finger may cause me to abbreviate or just misspell lol… I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my future. I graduate with my Master’s in about 2 weeks… These past 2 years have been stressful though… Continue reading Ready to Move

Just Because You’re F*ckable Doesn’t Mean You’re Beautiful

I just watched this poem a person put on Facebook that just…floored me. One, it was a white women that was spittin’ (reciting) this poem. And two, it was about growing up in this world–whether you’re Black, White, Latino or Asian–and feeling that you’re only asset to this world is to be pretty and desired… Continue reading Just Because You’re F*ckable Doesn’t Mean You’re Beautiful

A Letter to Beyoncé

I, like most people, was a complete Destiny’s Child fan. Personally, my favorite band member was always Kelly (she reminded me so much like my older sister physically). I, like most people, was saddened to see Destiny’s Child break up. Among the deaths of Aaliyah and Left Eye, the mental breakdown of Brittney Spears, the… Continue reading A Letter to Beyoncé

“I Feel So Behind!”~~Why You Shouldn’t Compare Your Life to Another’s

The American version of time is so embedded in our culture that we tend to allow it to spill over from the day-to-day activities to our entire lifetime. Let me explain: By 16 you’re supposed to have your first love; by 18, you’ve should’ve date 2 boys by now, have graduated from high school and… Continue reading “I Feel So Behind!”~~Why You Shouldn’t Compare Your Life to Another’s

I’m Back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So, I was sitting on my bed (which is completely covered with STACKS of papers for my upcoming Master’s Comprehensive Exams), fueled by the intense cup of Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee my awesome colleague gave me, when I got a great idea to check up on my old NappyCentric blog. Thinking that this will be… Continue reading I’m Back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!