Eight HBCUs Get Loan Relief From the U.S. Department of Education – The HBCU Capital Finance program allowed colleges and universities to take out low-interest loans to restore building and facilities on their campuses. But due to the 2008-09 recession and declining enrollments at some HBCUs, many institutions have had difficulty making payments on their loans….
BlackGirlChronicles: What is…LOVE?
What is…LOVE??? My daughter asked me this question over a week ago. What was my definition of love? Was I ever in love? I couldn’t give her an honest answer as I looked back at my life. Looking back on my past relationships, I realized that I never loved them like love is “supposed” to…
GetOutMovie: Black Women Have Always Had Your BACK!!!!
Black Women have always had Black Men’s BACK First let me say, I loved the movie “Get Out.” It was very entertaining, funny, scary, and kept me wanting more after it was over. I am not going to do a movie review because I just don’t do those things. What I like to do…
Audre Lorde: Revolution is not a One Time Event
My anger has meant pain to me but it has also meant survival, and before I give it up I’m going to be sure that there is something at least as powerful to replace it on the road to clarity. – Audre Lorde Audre Geraldine Lorde 1934 – 1992 Audre Lorde was born in New…
America’s Lies: I Am Not Your NEGRO
Last Friday (February 3, 2017), I was privileged to watch the documentary called, I am not your Negro featuring James Baldwin and directed by Raoul Peck. Baldwin was just getting into a new book titled, Remember This House in 1979 on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr….
When HER Fairytales Collided into the Streets of Philly
When HER Fairytales Collided into the Streets of Philly I was the one that dreamed about fairy-tales…because my reality was far harsher than Snow White eating the poisoned apple. I dreamed of that white knight in shining armor to whisk me away to a beautiful house, 2.5 kids, and a small dog. Surrounded by drugs,…
My Legacy…I’m Sorry
#AcademicHustler: My daughter…The love of my life. The one I sacrificed for in many ways. She will have a hard road ahead of her over the next few years and beyond. The love of my life will continue to be burdened as a woman and as a black person. Her future husband will continue to…
AcademicHustler: My Best and Favorite Writing of 2015
Some are not safe for work. Please be mindful. 😉 I write while in love, hurt, when feeling sexy or just horny. I let it out because I am woman that feels erotic. I found one of my passions and writing spoken word, poetry or prose is it. Enjoy!!!!
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