NABJ 2018 Recap

Last week, I attended the NABJ Conference in Detroit. I wasn’t there for the entire conference, but I can honestly say that I received so much from the few days I was able to attend. From attending workshops, to networking with hundreds of Black journalists, it was my mission to make the most of this […]

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Black Excellence

What does being black mean to you? This is a question that until now, I never really thought all the way through. Because blackness is a story that has been told through many different points of views. If we could interview our ancestors, I’m sure they would tell us that being black is synonymous with […]

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Black in Amerika

They say we live in the land of the free, and the home of the brave. But how could I ever call this place home when I feel like the end of my life is only one gunshot away? You see, being black in America, you already have a target on your back. Because being […]

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Power

Who do you think you are? Do you know the significance behind the pain and hurt that lives within your scars? Do you know why you see the world the way you do? And do you realize that there’s no one else in this world who will ever experience it the way that you do? […]

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Metamorphosis

Change is something that all of us experience. Every day changes into a new one. Time changes  on a clock. Day turns into night.  Weeks turn into months, followed by years. Humans change too. We start out as fetuses in our mother’s womb, and once we are born we undergo various physical and mental stages […]

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Listen

Have you ever noticed  that  voice? Sometimes it’s hard to put into words, but you know it’s there.And in the midst of the chaos life, it can be easy to miss.  It’s that voice telling you to keep going when all you want to do is give up. It’s that voice reminding you of how […]

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You are Beautiful

If someone were to ask you what your definition of beauty is, how would you define it?  Would you define beauty in terms of physical qualities? What about in terms of personality? Would other people’s opinions of what they consider to be beautiful factor into your decision at all? Whoever coined the term “beauty is […]

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Changes

We all want to be different. In a world where society feeds us thousands of messages everyday attempting to persuade us that buying their products to be like everyone else will bring us happiness, it’s in our very nature to gravitate towards the things that will make us stand out. We speak with a unique […]

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“Kid’s” Story

Everyone take a seat and listen-I have a story to tell. But I must warn you, this one doesn’t end too well. It’s about a kid who was just trying to enjoy his day; but he ended up in the wrong place, and sadly, the wrong race. “The Kid” had just left the park after […]

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