Recently comedian and television host Ellen DeGeneres posted a meme on Twitter of Usain Bolt, the award winning Olympic runner. In the photo she was riding on his back with a comment saying, "This is how I'm running errands from now on #Rio2016" You can see the picture on literally anywhere. She received a lot of backlash from … Continue reading To Stay Woke Or To Stay Sleep: When Being Woke is Too Woke
Hi all, thanks for peeking through at this blog post. I'm developing an idea that would help support black owned business. My primary focus is first of course Washington DC and from that point I hope to branch out further. But, I do need your help. This is a quick survey I would be very … Continue reading Things to Consider Before Starting Your Black Owned Business
What is Chemistry you ask ? Chemistry is the branch of science that deals with the structures, properties, and change of matter at the atomic and molecular level. I'm a low key geek and I LOVE science and math. My favorite subject in college was Organic Chemistry. We focused on atoms, their binding properties, covalent … Continue reading Chemistry Is Beautiful, But Is It Enough?:How We Decide
Boys will be boys the saying goes. Yes ! I do agree. I agree that boys will be just that. They will be boys. I also know for a fact that MEN will always be MEN. I saw a post on Instagram the other day that caught my attention. It was a man who … Continue reading Boys Will Be Boys: Why Society Doesn’t Hold Men Accountable For Broken Hearts
We are more than halfway through the year. It's a humbling yet scary feeling. It makes you think, in the past 7 months what have I done with my life?! What goals have I set ? What goals have I reached ? Well, I have a goal for you! We all love the idea of … Continue reading It’s August: How Many Black Owned Businesses Can You Support This Month?
I've been many places, but at 25 I journeyed to Spain...ALONE. It wasn't supposed to be a solo trip initially. I had always had this thing for going on trips with groups of at least 3 or 4 people. I almost cancelled my trip, tried to change it to fit dates to go with another … Continue reading What You Learn About Yourself When You Journey By Yourself
There's so much gentrification going on in major cities. Personally i believe gentrification can be a good thing, however we often lose the city's history and culture in the presence of gentrification. Chocolate Redux is an up and coming organization that will seek to preserve DC's history and culture in the midst of major gentrification. … Continue reading Support Black Businesses:How To Preserve DC’s History in the Presence of Gentrification