Category Archives: Life and Stuff

Who is Troy Davis?

I did not know who Troy Davis was until a couple of days ago when my friend Iresha mentioned that she would be attending a rally for this man on Friday, September 16 at City Hall. Troy Davis is a … Continue reading

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Social Media: It Gets Better Project and Lady Gaga on DADT

I’m so inspired by recent social media projects that are raising awareness and mobilizing people to create their OWN media to change the world and save lives. Through a youtube video Lady Gaga asked her fans to call their senators … Continue reading

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A Good Conversation

I am so touched by this animated Storycorps interview. I hope one day that I will have the opportunity to be a parent who listens and really shows love, on a daily basis, through open conversations like this. Storycorps is … Continue reading

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Soldier, We Love You

While I do not believe that war is ever the answer, I have an incredible respect for soldiers. Soldiers like Crystal, a purple heart winning Sergeant from Providence Rhode Island and my lil sis, an Ethiopian refugee with a beautiful heart and a love for drawing. They are just two women looking for a better life. A life of independence, with choices and stability. Continue reading

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She Speaks Truth: Using Media to Tell our Story

Radio interviews…. cool because I don’t have to worry about how I look, just how I sound.  But will I get my message across with clarity and authority?  When I interned at the Women’s Media Center in NYC in 2008 … Continue reading

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Is it ever just funny?

I met this guy who I like. And then I saw a cartoon he posted online. To be honest, it was a turnoff. But I thought it would be better not to judge him for it and get to know … Continue reading

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