21 Harsh Truths Black People Don’t Want to Hear

The year is ending. 2013 will be harsh for us in more ways than one. In the Spirit of my ancestors, I will speak blinding truth about us as Africans. As talented, Spiritual and great as we are, we …

Source: 21 Harsh Truths Black People Don’t Want to Hear

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment


Cleonette asks on the Open Thread: I’m curious: How old were you and what happened when you realized the color of your skin was an “issue”?

Her own story:

I was about 6-years-old. I went to the grocery store with my grandmother ( I was spending two weeks during the summer with her). My grandmother is a very, very fair skinned multiiracial woman, but I am brown skinned. My grandmother loved to shop at Kroger’s and she would go there almost every other day. We came to the cashier counter and the woman, who was white, was familiar with seeing my grandmother come in. They were familiar with each other.

The woman asked on seeing me, “Who’s little black girl is that?”

My grandmother said,”She’s my grandchild.”

“But she’s a black! You have black grandchildren! I don’t think I would like it much if one of my children had a…

View original post 344 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Me and a best friend

Me and  a best friend

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post.

Here are some suggestions for your first post.

  1. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by reading the Daily Post.
  2. Add PressThis to your browser. It creates a new blog post for you about any interesting  page you read on the web.
  3. Make some changes to this page, and then hit preview on the right. You can always preview any post or edit it before you share it to the world.
Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment