~~Don Lemon’s 5 & Russell Simmon’s Answer~~

Should we blame every issue in Black America on White America or can we blame it on ourselves? CNN’s Don Lemon advocates for social responsibility, listing the Top 5 Suggestions for young Black Men to get ahead in life: Pull Up Your Pants Stop Using the N-word Stop Littering Finish School Not Have Children Out… Continue reading ~~Don Lemon’s 5 & Russell Simmon’s Answer~~

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’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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Interesting Thought~~The Virgin’s Curse

If you’re uncomfortable talking about a woman’s right to choose, maybe you shouldn’t read this post… LOL Yes, they are women out there that go the traditional route when it comes to their bodies. We are an elite corps, a group of young people who rely heavily on our spiritual and mental strength to get… Continue reading Interesting Thought~~The Virgin’s Curse

Heartbreak~~The Thing That Turns Men Into Boys

I have a lot of guy friends that I love dearly. They’re like my little brothers.  They range from nice and sweet to total a**holes. Each one has a distinct personality that makes them unique, that makes me love them the more–even the a**holes. LOL But one thing they ALL have in common is their… Continue reading Heartbreak~~The Thing That Turns Men Into Boys

Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Mr. Just-a-Friend

My experience with Mr. Just-a-Friend isn’t something I’m particularly proud of. You see, now one knows who Mr. Just-a-Friend is–no one in my personal life, no friends, no family. I can honestly say that he was a MISTAKE. lol I met Mr. Just-a-Friend when my “relationship,” with Mr. Insecure was doing a deep spiral downward… Continue reading Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Mr. Just-a-Friend

Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Mr. Insecure

Out of all the guys I’ve dated, Mr. Insecure was my heart. He and I went through the same ups and downs when it came to relationships. We’ve both had our heart-broken more times than we wanted to. We were both more than a little insecure about ourselves and others–All we wanted to do was… Continue reading Mistakes and Consequences: What I’ve Learned From Dating ~~ Mr. Insecure