Ah, It’s Christmas time and while the reason for the season is the birth of Jesus and I’m sure, like…

I’ve had enough of watching cell phone footage and or body cam videos of children assaulted by school resource officers….

To whom it May Concern: How many other people’s moms started their notes in school off like this? I bet…

My son, the names change (often) but the way you are viewed (in this society) will not. Every day that you get dressed, you unknowingly put on an invisible shirt that tells others what they should think of you. You are not like any of the things written on your invisible shirt, but you will be portrayed this way to justify your ill-treatment.

Being a Black Woman Became harder when I Became a Mom… What it means to be a black Woman in…

Everyone begins their fitness journey with a motivator and a goal. What is your fitness motivation? What pushes you to focus on fitness? What is your fitness goal? I’ve learned that before you can succeed at anything, you have to start with why. What is your why? Is it overall life/health? Does working out and eating healthy make you feel better? Do you want to lose weight for an upcoming event like a wedding or vacation? Do you want to look fit? Or is there another motivator?

My son came home, and asked me, “Mom am I gay?”  I was shocked, almost breathless, before I answered, I had to ask him a question, did he even know what gay meant? He had no idea. A rush of emotions came over me.What do I do? What do I say? Do I ignore it? Who do I talk to? No, wait…I can’t tell anyone…they will judge the hell out of me and my family….finally I took a breath…HE IS MY SON…I won’t love him any less or think of him any differently.

This weekend I sat down with my entire family to watch NetFlix’s “When They See Us”, created by Ms. Ava DuVernay; about the “Central Park 5” bka the “Exonerated 5”. The miniseries was released on May 31st and has received a lot of buzz, rightfully so. It was masterfully done and I am so glad that the REAL story has been told.

If I were to say that being a mom of 3 black boys is easy, I would be lying. I…