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Sugar and Depression
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Sugar and Depression

Posted May 21st, 2013 by in Blog, Health & Vitality

From: Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist You’ve no doubt seen the television ads warning “this is your brain on drugs”.   These public service announcements are designed to be visually shocking thereby discouraging youth drug abuse by comparing the brain to an egg and a fried egg in a pan to a brain on drugs. The same […]

Performance this Sunday: Ijustmetme, St. Luke’s Theatre
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Performance this Sunday: Ijustmetme, St. Luke’s Theatre

Posted May 20th, 2013 by in Blog, Events, Love

I went to Philly for my first performance in the City of Brotherly Love last year, and I definitely felt the love! I learned so much from the speakers and the dialogue at this event and was truly blessed to be invited. I performed a few pieces, mostly focused on love, relationships, finding your purpose. […]

Love Poem
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Love Poem

Posted May 20th, 2013 by in Blog, Love, Poetry

Wrap me in your honestly chiseled embrace With your smile of ancient days Be my seven years of confidence on these lips Kiss the mistakened bruises you’d almost talked me out of Be my brother Take my hand and lead me to freedom’s ocean Share me with the light you shine In time

Poem
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Poem

Posted May 17th, 2013 by in Blog, Poetry, Spirituality

Be silent. Strong. Wail at the top of your lungs Be cool. Be fly. Scream for your twisted insides Be faithful. Prayerful. Wade in the river of regret Give in. Give up. Do whatever the eff you want.

How I Became Known as a Nutjob
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How I Became Known as a Nutjob

Posted May 4th, 2013 by in AFRiCKA, Blog, Spirituality

My African family and old friends have spent years worrying about me, praying to God to release whatever hold made me suddenly passionate about black revolutionary thought.  Asking among themselves whether and how to send me to a mental hospital, asking me if I was “okay.”   I was 21 years old when my boyfriend […]

How I Got My Green Card
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How I Got My Green Card

Posted April 30th, 2013 by in AFRiCKA, Blog, Spirituality

I don’t usually do this, but I think it’s important to begin to share my testimonies more. I’m part of a living church where things really do happen, change is evident in the lives of the members, accelerated favor, blessings, success is visible in our lives with no dispute. The immigration debate is hot, and […]

Futuristic News Network
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Futuristic News Network

Posted April 27th, 2013 by in AFRiCKA, Blog, Celevolution, Fiction, Writing

It’s 2015 and hundreds of political prisoners have escaped from maximum security prisons across the US with the help of a former Black panther turned chemist turned pastor who preached in their prisons. The ex-prisoners form a band and come under the pastors tutelage, hiding in the mountains of Alaska for one year. They emerge […]

Why He Won’t Marry You
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Why He Won’t Marry You

Posted April 25th, 2013 by in Articles, Blog, Spirituality, Womanism

For me and for you… by Heather Lindsey So, I’ve seen so many worldly blogs and articles on this subject, I figured I would clear it all up and talk to you like your sister in Christ. Maybe you’re single, or dating someone and you want to get married. But homeboy is taking forever. Your […]

Relationship Status – Part I
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Relationship Status – Part I

Posted April 18th, 2013 by in Blog, Love, Poetry

***My third full poem for National Poetry Month. Check out the stream of haikus on my twitter feed ******POEM****** A friend is not a friend until she’s watched you bury hatchets and nursed you back from death Pulling you back from the brink Insisting that you live And breathe one more day Dancing with your […]