Viola Davis and Uzo Aduba: History Makers

Last night at the SAG Awards, Viola Davis and Uzo Aduba made history. By being the only two black women to win the lead actress awards in the same night! Viola won Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series, "How To Get Away with Murder" and Uzo won the Best Lead Actress in Comedy Series, "Orange is the New Black".  This marks a new era in SAG History. Prior to their wins, very few women of color have been nominated for these awards. But, three winners have all come from shows created by Shonda Rhimes. The first ones to win came from "Grey's Anatomy". ...more

MLK and Selma: The Power of Speaking Out

The Iconic and Legendary Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy is forever incredible and amazing. The way that he empowered people, moved people and inspired people was nothing short of Outstanding. Today, his words still rings through the world and especially on his day, we are reminded of just how far we've come. Not just as Black people, but as people in general. His dream wasn't just about Black people being treated well, but he wanted to see all races do well. He wanted to people joined together, putting aside their differences and realizing that no one is better than the other....more

My 2015 Blogging Goals

To all of you, Happy New Year! I hope that all of you had a great holiday season. ...more

Merry Christmas to everyone!

I want to wish everyone of you, your friends and families, a blessed and safe Christmas Day!  ...more
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After 7 Decades, Exoneration Happens!

Today, a case that has been closed for over seventy years, was cleared today. But, it was much too late!A young man, who was 14 years qas accused of killing two young girls. He was convicted and executed. He had to sit on a phone book in the electric chair, because he was small. This young man, lost his life. Today, the verdict came in again. Only this time, he was innocent! Innocent!...more

What are your favorite Christmas films?

As we all know, around Thanksgiving time is when we see what seems like hundreds and thousands of Christmas movies.  ABC Family, Hallmark, Lifetime,  and many other networks are eagerly showing them. So many of them feature people falling in love and families coming together. All of the things that really do make the holidays special....more

Christmas Decor for Do-It-Yourselfers

If you're like me, you want to have Christmas decorations all over the place. But, sometimes these decorations can get expensive. Especially if you want to get the bigger pieces. But, I love to have a lot to work with anyway. And of course, if you can't afford everything that you want, then try your best to make as much as you can. So, I have some ideas that I would like to share with you. Please feel free to use these and share these with others....more

#ThanksMichelleObama

As we are all more than well aware, Twitter was all abuzz about Michelle Obama and her healthy eating initiative. In case you're not aware, thousands upon thousands of kids were tweeting pictures of their food and let's just say that it was less than appetizing. I mean, this food did not look good at all....more

Risk Being Seen!

Every now and then, I enjoy looking at commencement speeches made by people on Youtube. I heard so much about Jim Carrey's Commencement Speech from earlier this year.  I heard people talk abut how incredible it was. Well, I listened to it for the first time just now. And I've got to say, that was the moving speech that I've ever heard by Jim! ...more

Since when is Rape something to joke about?

As I'm sure that you've heard, Artie Lange made some disgusting and awful jokes on Twitter towards ESPN First Take's host, Cari Champion. He made jokes like referring to himself as Thomas Jefferson and Cari as the 'Slave'. And how he would whip her for disrespecting the 'Jefferson Plantation'.  But, she grabs the whip and beats me. Then, he basically said that he would have an orgasm like a Fat Founding Father....more