Why Waiting Your Turn is Overrated and Representation Matters

Why I Joined the Malcolm Movement In my last year as Mayor of Braddock I outdid myself. I played kickball with the Woodland Hills Students, judged a dessert contest at Braddock Farms, spoke at the Women’s March on the City County Steps, greeted folks again and again at Greater Valley Community Services Vaccine Clinics, ran…

6 Ted Talks for Self-Motivation

Some days I feel like I can conquer the world and others I can conquer the first two things off my to-do list and that’s only if I want to do said things. It’s okay to say, “I can’t because I don’t want to,” but on those days when you can’t and you kind of…

Grounded: How Quitting My Flight Attendant Job Helped Me Soar

I quit being a flight attendant seven years ago. I wasn’t bad at the job but I don’t think the opportunity happened at the right time for me. After all, I showed up at the interview ever so nonchalant. After reading how hard the selection process was I was certain that they would never pick…

Your Plate is Way Too Full for Impasta Syndrome

Women rock! We work (sometimes multiple jobs), volunteer, sometimes have a hobby, and even parent at the same time. We still make less than our counterparts and if you have a little melanin in your DNA, you make way less than what you’re worth. There’s a lot of us out here smashing goals and barriers…

& The 100 is Returning

The show is based off the book series of the same name written by Kass Morgan. As someone who devoured all the books during the off season I know the show is nothing like the books as far as pace but I’m okay with it. As the seasons go on we discover The 100 go…