I’ll Never Be Quiet! Loud and Proud

I’ll Never Be Quiet! Loud and Proud

I had a boy tell me to shut up not once but twice this week and it had me seething. And here’s why, since I was a child too many people would try to govern what came out of my mouth and it felt like I had a knack for saying the wrong things. I’ve come to...
Why Women Can’t Stand Each Other

Why Women Can’t Stand Each Other

Imagine minding your own business just trying to get by and someone keeps roping you into a race that you didn’t sign up for. You’re walking in the middle of town, strolling and living the very best of your life and a sports commentator starts booming...
#YALI2019 Two Days Later…I Crashed

#YALI2019 Two Days Later…I Crashed

Yep. It was only 48 hours since I had landed in the land of the free and I crashed. We were approaching the end of the day when I started feeling like everything was loud. I couldn’t gather my thoughts and the room was crowded. My body was spinning like...
#YALI2019 The American Visa Interview

#YALI2019 The American Visa Interview

I woke up in my hotel bed. By woke up, I mean I got out of bed because I hadn’t slept a wink. Imagine having gone through all the preparations and paperwork just to be denied a visa last minute. The thought made me weak. At this point God was tired of my prayers...
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