I had the pleasure of attending an amazing event this past Saturday hosted by Viiva Role Model Agency. As the main topic of the summit was Teen Dating and Domestic Violence, I performed a spoken word piece “Art of Survival”. I also was blessed to sit on a panel of other successful and intelligent young […]Read more "Sagging Pants, Stereotypes, and SELF-Respect"
I never knew how blessed I was until I was old enough to understand the sacrifices that were made to ensure I had a good life. My parents weren’t “present” but they bestowed upon me a gift I am truly most thankful for. My grandmother has sacrificed so much to make sure my sisters and […]Read more "Happy Birthday To My Inspiration, LULA ROBERTS!"
I am not color blind. In fact, I noticed the difference between black and white skin early on as a student in Kindergarten. My teacher, Ms. Rodriguez, was phenomenal. And kind. With long flowing dark hair. And white skin. But this isn’t about that. In fact, this is about those with my same pigment that […]Read more "INJUSTICE is Regularly Scheduled Programming…"
I always advise against coveting the relationship of others. Always. The couple you think is “perfect” may very well be two very good actors who hate each other’s guts and are awaiting the perfect moment to flee their union. Unless you spend every waking moment with people, you can never be too sure what happens […]Read more "Marriage Memo Mondays: Marriage Like The Obamas"
On January 7th, I began a new adventure— Student Teaching!!! I am officially in the FINAL semester of my college career (Bachelor’s Edition lol) and it feels GREAT! I chose to complete my internship at Miami Beach Senior High School and was fortunate enough to be placed with an AMAZING veteran educator. She is truly […]Read more "They Call Me MRS. GORDON :)"
Our President, Barack Obama, has been selected by Time magazine as its Person of the Year! Who can be surprised by this selection?! President Obama is a REMARKABLE leader and a truly amazing man. For once in my life, I can honestly say I am PROUD to be an American. I am PROUD of who […]Read more "Congratulations, Mr. President"
I am proud of my GROWTH as a woman. I am no longer the football-playing, racing-in-the-street-barefoot, jump-and-fight-in-a-heartbeat little girl I used to be. I no longer throw temper tantrums when things do not go my way, neither do I entertain those who choose to do so. I am mature enough to know that each individual […]Read more "An Eye For An Eye"