Lessons learned this year

Wow, what a Year! There have been a lot things going on, changes made, some welcome and others not. Our world has gone through a lot and we've all had to adapt to some unique things. And it's also been a chance for us to grow and develop into better human beings. I know for a fact, that I am not the same person that I was when at the beginning of the year. I've dealt with some major challenges at one job, lost that job, got a new car after my first one broke down and got another job last month. Finally, getting a job in the field that I studied in. ...more

5 Steps to Start a Successful Blog for Beginners

When you are thinking about starting a blog, there are many questions that people have about it.  Many are curious about what they should talk about. Some are interested whether they should make it a lifestyle blog, family and food blog, fashion, etc. Well, the best advice that I can give a person that is just starting out, is to follow your heart and blog about what you're passionate about. Whether it's just one subject or whether it's a variety of things that you blog about. Make it yours....more

I want Solutions

In the season of Political conventions, there are so many people talking about why each candidate is wrong for the job. At the RNC, people were bashing the President and why the Democrats are wrong for the White House. They couldn't stop talking about it and that's exactly what I expected. However, with all of the tragedies that have been plaguing the world lately, what I want to hear is how each candidate plans on resolving the unrest and hell that is going on in the world....more

Follow Along From Home If You Can't Get to #BlogHer16

It's almost #BlogHer16! I have always wanted to go to a BlogHer conference. Looking at the pictures and posts created by bloggers who have gone that explain their experience has always been inspiring to me. Whenever I see the keynote speakers, it's always a "WOW" moment for me. Image: BlogHer ...more

How Do You Make Yourself Blog When You Don't Feel Like Writing?

When you start blogging, you start with so many ideas and intentions on what you want to say and how you want to say it. You dream of what the reach will be like, or maybe you just wanted to create a space to vent. A place that is all your own. Even if you had no idea what your blog would be or look like, it was exciting because it was new. ...more
Gemini Dreamer Thank you for commenting! First thing I'd say, is to have some ideas on what you ...more

Harriet Tubman: The New face of the Twenty Dollar Bill

As time progresses, we dream of change. We dream of a better world for the youth, a better planet for us all. Then, there are certain dreams that we wish would come true. However, there are those dreams that we feel will never come true. The ones that we think won't ever happen. Like, how many of us thought that we'd ever see a Woman on currency in America?...more

First, Sterling. Now, Moore. Who's next?

You know, one thing that bothers me, it's when people decide to make ignorant comments without thinking. They  think that because of their positions or rank, that they are immune to consequences....more

The Political Conversation

 Yesterday at work, we had go through training to sell a new service. While completing our final class, our Trainer brought up the fact that Donald Trump was in South Carolina. She expressed her concerns and started a dialogue. She began saying that she didn’t think that he has the ability to relate to the rest of us. She said that like us, he has no idea what it’s like to work for $9 an hour. To live from paycheck to paycheck. She said that the whole point to her for a President, to be able to be able to relate to the American people....more

Ending Black History and BET?!!! Really?

First of all, let me begin by saying, Happy New Year!!! I pray that all of you a had a fantastic holiday season....more
Velvet S. Parthenia Queen LOL, you are young.  Black history month existed before MLK'S ...more

Ashley: Project Runway's Historic Champion

Tonight, history was made for Project Runway.Ashley, is now the first designer to design a full-figured collection for Project Runway. Tonight, she was announced as the winner of Season 14. She really has been a revolutionary designer. And I am so proud of her and everything that she has accomplished....more