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Baltimore, Freddie Gray, and the Killing of Unarmed African-Americans

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Baltimore, Freddie Gray, and the Killing of Unarmed African-Americans The recent homicide of Freddie Gray in Baltimore is tragic to say the least. I remember a time when most African-Americans /Blacks felt safe around the police. Now, when I see a police officer, all feel disgust, anguish, and uneasiness. I know that not all police […]

Amazing: Nik Wallenda Completes Chicago Skyscraper Walk

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Amazing: Nik Wallenda Completes Chicago Skyscraper Walk   It’s very rare in life that we get a chance to see something live that’s awesome, amazing, and death defying. Last night, I got my chance when I left my warm cozy cottage to see aerialist Nik Wallenda walk the tight rope between three skyscrapers here in […]

About What Raven-Symoné Said

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About What Raven-Symoné Said I, like many others watched Oprah’s Where Are They Now interview with Raven-Symoné. Many of you may remember her as adorable Olivia on the hit show The Cosby Show from way back when. On Sunday’s episode, she made one statement that I knew would cause a stir on social media. She […]

Ray Rice Scandal: Would You Help A Victim of Domestic Violence

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Ray Rice Scandal: Would You Help A Victim of Domestic Violence I was watching Queen Latifah’s talk show last week and found myself cheering her on when she mentioned the whole Ray Rice situation. In case anyone has been living under a rock for the past month or so. Ray Rice, an NFL player, was […]

Nothing New: My Thoughts on Donald Sterling

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Nothing New: My Thoughts on Donald Sterling I’ve been working in corporate America for 20 years. I got my first job at a law firm when I was 18 years old. With that being said, I’m no stranger to people pretending they’re not racist as hell while acting as though they’re ready to get in […]

8 Things to Do While Stuck in the House during the Polar Vortex

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8 Things to Do While Stuck in the House during the Polar Vortex The weather in Chiberia, formerly known as Chicago, Illinois, has been attributed to something called the Polar Vortex. I had no idea what that was so I decided to Google it and see what I can find out. Guess what? I still […]

Shopping While Black: Barneys Racially Profiles Young African-American Male

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Racial Profiling: Barneys Racially Profiles Young African-American Male I have an “issue” or maybe it’s a “problem” with racial profiling. Let’s just say it pisses me off. The words I need to describe the feeling fails me at the moment, but imagine how it feels to work hard every day and then be told that […]

Sheryl Underwood and Curly Nappy Beads of Hair

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Hi Loves. Yes, I’m still among the land of the living so let me get straight to the point! This week Sheryl Underwood co-host of “The Talk”, received major backlash after making some comments about afro hair on a re-aired episode that aired August 31st. I waited until today to watch the clip thinking that […]

Oprah and the $38,000 Tom Ford Handbag

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Oprah and the $38,000 Tom Ford Handbag I’ve been following this story for the last few days and sometimes I’m amazed at how people process information. To make a long story short, Oprah goes to Switzerland to attend the great Tina Turner’s wedding. She goes in a lavish boutique and asked to see a handbag […]

Girl Get It Together: Siohvaughn Funches-Wade the Bitter Ex-Wife

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  On July 19th, Siohvaughn Funches, ex-wife of Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade, paid a visit to the Daley Center with a handwritten sign that stated “NBA Miami Heat Star Mother of his Children on the Street”.  She decided to come to Chicago (Dwayne Wade hometown) to show what kind of man he is. I’m […]