4 Years Later…

Throughout the past few weeks, amidst everything, a specific day and time has been stuck in my head. November 5th, 2016. Just a few days before the 2016 election day. A Black man named Joshua Beal was shot and killed by an off-duty officer, while Joshua Beal was leaving a funeral procession with his family. … Continue reading 4 Years Later…

Setting My Soul Free

"Self-love is a continuous manifestation of courage to keep on living as your most authentic self." -Bernike Effendi  There is an emotional pain that I've been feeling more and more as I try my best to embody self-love. I have four tattoos and not one of them hurt. I ran into a pole last week … Continue reading Setting My Soul Free

#MeToo

Trigger warning: sexual assault/abuse content Take a moment right now to imagine a community you belong to. Any or all of them. Your church community, your school community, your family, social groups, sports, theater, co-workers, any group you belong to. Imagine those people who surround you. Some on a daily basis, some here and there, … Continue reading #MeToo