Bill Cosby didn’t rape me, but this guy did

Updated July 7, 2015 So it hits the fan. Sworn testimony from 2005 records Bill Cosby admitting that he used Quaaludes to drug women and have sex with them. Yet, he has never been charged criminally. And with all the women that have accused him, it is criminal that charges were not brought against him then … Continue reading Bill Cosby didn’t rape me, but this guy did

Proud Mama

It is very important as parents, that we nurture and encourage the passions and gifts of our children. In order to thrive, they need our love and support to feel empowered and inspired. As Hodding Carter said,  "There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, … Continue reading Proud Mama

Frenemies in the Workplace

Dashant and I met at the welfare office. 16 years later we are still friends sans the government assistance. I often reflect on our relationship and ask myself how we have managed to maintain such a lengthy long distance relationship despite lapses in communication and contact, marriage, kids and work loads. But I have not … Continue reading Frenemies in the Workplace

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

My son was in utter turmoil.  As a parent, it is difficult to watch your child wrestle with the nuances of life which you can't control. Instinctively, you want to smooth your child's feathers and settle their nests. Unfortunately, the public disclosure by  R & B/ Hip Hop sensation Frank Ocean that his first love … Continue reading Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Tomorrow is NEVER Promised

How ironic that the very weekend I would be volunteering at a camp for grieving children, that I too would revert to a childlike state as a result of the sudden, unexpected death of my grandmother. During the orientation for Camp Braveheart, the facilitators simulated a healing circle for the volunteers. Those who participated in … Continue reading Tomorrow is NEVER Promised