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A day in her diary...

I have found myself in various stages in life. I have felt lonely or too crowded mentally and physically. I have been poor to the core and I have been financially steady. I have been hopeless. I have felt helpless. I have felt inadequate and I have felt overly desired…

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What makes you black?

"Respect black people we say, but we don’t respect, love and support ourselves. Instead we divide ourselves into categories; (light skin, dark skin, no skin and I don’t know what else people will come up with). Then of course, we talk ourselves down; “oh you got that good hair” - so there’s bad hair too? If so, let’s arrest it! " -JRO-  

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Respect Me...it's an order!

I love what I do. I love every single thing I do. I put a deep, real, one of a kind love to what I do. My dreams are my family. My dreams are my partner. My dreams are the blood that flows in my veins. 

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Black Pride from the other side...and JRO

I remember when I used to wear my sneakers like slippers to school because the shoes I had were not my size. Other times, after I was laughed at, I would force my feet in the shoes and suffer from excruciating pain in my toes. When I started playing basketball, I remember wearing my shoes until they had holes in them or until they started to rip apart. During sales, the sizes didn't matter. If it was a basketball shoe and I could force my fit in, I was good. For everyone that has ever wondered why my feet look like they do, here's your answer.

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12 phrases that will change your life!

Don't let your fears and doubts stop you from living the life you want and you deserve! Most of the things we are afraid of never happen or are not as bad as we expect them! “I have lived a long life and had many troubles, most of which never happened.” -Mark Twain-

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