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I Was On HuffPost LIVE Discussing Saving Sex Until Marriage! Check It Out!


Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Can you believe the post the was I super scared to write has gone viral, AND opened up a lot of doors?!?! I'm referring to 30-Year-Old Virgin: Why I'm Waiting for Marriage to Have Sex. Wow. Fear is a sucker, and I'm learning to never give in to it. Well, my good ole buddies at ...

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Dr. Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service


Saturday, June 7, 2014

photo credit: blackamericaweb.com If you're like me and missed the livestream of Dr. Maya Angelou's home going service, no worries, I got you. Now, let's prepare ourselves, because according to you guys Facebook statuses, many tears will be shed. Rest in peace, queen.

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Realizing I’m An Emotional Eater


Tuesday, April 29, 2014

photo credit: bliss tree.com Remember my post Pretty Hurts: The Struggle With My Weight? Well, if you haven't had a chance to read that I suggest you start there first, to be caught up with my fitness journey. So, I started working out and eating clean. I even have not one, but TWO accountability partners who ...

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#NoBareLips30 Challenge Starts Today!!! Count me in!


Monday, April 28, 2014

You guys know I'm always down for a good challenge, especially for a great cause. While perusing the web shortly after Karyn Washington (founder of For Brown Girls) committed suicide, I came across the #NoBareLips30 challenge on Madame Noire. Created by blogger Keiko Kaveri, this challenge seeks to prove lipstick can be worn everyday without ...

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Half of A Yellow Sun is Coming to a Theater Near You! *faints*: UPDATED


Monday, April 28, 2014

A few years ago I blogged about reading a book that restored my love for writing. That magical piece of literature was Half of A Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Seriosuly, that book gave me life, schooling me on some Nigerian history, and stirring up emotions inside of me that no book should ever ...

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7 Signs He’s the One: Wedding Chronicles


Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The other day I was thinking about some of the relationships I was in, that DIDN'T work out. One would think I wouldn't have been so blinded by "love" to recognize these guys clearly weren't "the one" for me. I guess in my case, it took meeting "the one" for me to recognize the difference ...

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5 Ways You’re Using Facebook Dead Wrong


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Photo credit: blabitcanada.com I wasn't mad when Facebook changed their standard from exclusively having college students to everyone being allowed to have their own profile. I actually enjoy interacting with all of my family and friends on Facebook. As anyone else, I've had my ups and down with Facebook, but for the most part I ...

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Negritude: Colorism Among Lupita and Dencia


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

photo credit: fammomag.wordpress.com By Madame Mk Sometimes I get sick of our debates. I have so many words and thoughts about the social storm that brought colorism to global discourse in the last month. But, before I get into my editorial, let me explain what has been happening. Over the last two months an uproar has ...

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