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The Real Nina Simone Online Listening Tribute: I Put A Spell On You

In protest regarding the legacy of Nina Simone | Nina Simone’s family asks fans to hold listening parties instead of watching the biopic starring Zoe Saldana! “To most white people, jazz means black and jazz means dirt, and that’s not what I play. I play black classical music.” ~Nina Simone Date: Today, May 22, 2016  … Continue reading

I Woke Up this Morning and had a Conversation about ‘Formation’

My homegirl left me a text message at 6 AM this morning about Beyonce’s new video entitled ‘Formation.’ I was elated to read all of her ramblings because I too had some issues with the whirlwind that was/is now in place. On the other hand, I wanted to start my day with a blissful feeling about … Continue reading

Social Rants

💋...Gala Time - 54th ATX NAACP Banquet! #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #lifeisgood❤️ #naacpaustinbanquet #atxbougieblack #celebratingblackness #saturdaynightsbelike
💋...I hosted the second Racial Geography Tour yesterday at UT-Austin. Our guide was Dr. Edmund Gordon, Vice- Provost of Diversity, Professor of African & African American Studies in Anthropology. Kudos to all of the participants that came out! #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #utaustin #racialgeographytour
💋...i have chosen my last book to read in 2019! It has been a blast this year reading and continuing to learn more about African American history. I was going to delve into some fiction, but I believe this will do me justice! (191 pages) #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #readingismylifeline #itssosexytoo
💋...been told this too much, myself! You intimidate folk. I AM Too Much for a lot of people - AND! If u cannot handle it - get ghost. Keep walking further away boo. : No, I do not entertain cheaters, liars, playboys, f-boys, boys. U ain't got it together, U co-Dependent, etc.. Stay away. U are a waste of my reading time. I can deal with what is real tho and confirmed by my homey Jesus. : I approve this message. #ubettathink2019 #dwellonitnightly #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚
💋...World Aids Day! #ubettathink2019
#goodmorningworld🌎 #howudoin #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #atxbougieblack
💋...lovely day; got to sit in the gazeebo area of Thunderbird Coffee! Their coffee is amazing by the way. #coffeeluver☕ #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #21stcenturyabolitionist #eastsideatx
💋...first time meeting each other and Roxy Blue is trying to eat everything in sight. Basil is looking at her like come on now... Lol! Too Funny! #Basil🐶 #roxybluethediva🐶
💋...one of my dear friends here in Austin, Texas. Micaela Murphy, her hubby, and daughter. I got so much love for them. 💜