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sit down (reflections on Jesse William’s BET speech)

Oh, Jesse Williams… Well, I’m not really ashamed to say that before Sunday night’s 2016 BET Awards (where Jesse Williams won the Humanitarian award), I didn’t know who Jesse was. It could be because I don’t watch much TV anymore or simply because I just didn’t have the chance to recognize his shine by other… Read More sit down (reflections on Jesse William’s BET speech)

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being real

Being home this week really get me thinking. When people say “oh she’s real” or “oh he’s a real one…” I’m always interested in knowing the answer to the burning question; “HOW??” I mean, you can apply being real to just about anything. Real because you’re honest, trustworthy, loyal, consistent? Real because they let you… Read More being real

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am I alive?

In writing the title for today’s post, I felt a bit odd. I ask myself, “is living greater than being alive?” If you answer yes, that would insinuate that you’d rather die if you’re not living. To some that could be extreme and to others that’s just about right. Me, I fall somewhere in between.… Read More am I alive?