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Help, What Should You Do?

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It’s not a matter of if you’ll ever compromise during your lifetime, but rather a matter of when.

During our lives, there are times that for the sake of our sanity, or the cause of the greater good, we must compromise and/or acquiesce to someone else’s way of doing, thinking…


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One of my “mother-in-love’s”(i.e. my husband’s mother’s) favorite pastimes is to take her time putting together 500 piece puzzles. She has done this for years and loves to do it. The process is sometimes long and may take her a couple of days, or weeks to complete.

The task requires…


Pride Month 2021

What happened to wisdom?

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“This is a part of a greater issue in our society, especially black communities. It’s very difficult for us. We don’t have many safe spaces even with our family,” he said. “I don’t want my sister’s death to be in vain, I hope change does happen with homophobia and the…


Submission Prompt

The World Needs Lions Who Write Their Own Stories

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Until the lion learns how to write every story will glorify the hunter.

~ African Proverb

The prompt: “How comfortable are you with using your own life as inspiration for your writing?

My answer: “I am comfortable.”

My reason: “ When I use my own life, I write my own…


Change

I Still Dream of A Better America, How About You?

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All problems contain the seeds of opportunity, and this awareness allows you to take the moment and transform it to a better situation or thing.

Deepak Chopra, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

I don’t know about you, but as an American, and more specifically, a Black American, lately I’ve…


Another Unarmed Black Man Unjustly Killed…Again

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Duante Wright was 20 years old, my son is 20 — how can we Black mothers ever sleep at night. I am sad beyond words — devasted, Rebecca Stevens A., Twitter

Rebecca’s tweet immediately resonated with me because I am in the “…we Black mothers…” group she refers to, and…

Carla D. Wilson Laskey

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