A Jury of Your Peers|Questions That Need Answers

I am not completely ¬†adept regarding the American judicial system, but I think we may have misconstrued the word “peer”. Recently, I was summoned for jury duty for the first time. As I looked around at the random assortment of disinterested people who showed up that day, I couldn’t help but think that there’s got … More A Jury of Your Peers|Questions That Need Answers

When Reality TV Bleeds Out on Reality: A Love and Hip Hop Requiem

I used to spend half of my life in front of a tv screen, but I don’t watch it too much these days. Unfortunately, I needed to kill some time and found myself turning on the tube to Love and Hip Hop Hollywood. The horror. I know a lot of people watch this stuff for … More When Reality TV Bleeds Out on Reality: A Love and Hip Hop Requiem

My Parents Didn’t Raise a Lady: I’m a Grown Woman. I Can Do Whatever I Wanna

I woke up singing this catchy Beyonce song and it reminded me of a conversation I had with a friend the other day. Actually, it reminded me of conversations I have with my friends all the time. In this society, other people love to project their ideals onto us. A “lady” should dress this way, … More My Parents Didn’t Raise a Lady: I’m a Grown Woman. I Can Do Whatever I Wanna