Movies

I Thought About It: Straight Outta Compton

By now, the movie’s been seen worldwide and there are countless reviews and “think pieces” strewn throughout cyberspace detailing all kinds of interesting (and some unoriginal) perspectives. The trailer was like a cool party that your friends went on and on about but you wouldn’t give in to the hype until you saw it for yourself. …

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Thoughts on a Tuesday Morning…

“Today, I played it safe…Cards are in my favor” – D’Angelo “Greatdayndamornin’/Booty” The opening lines from one of my go-to tracks on D’Angelo’s sophomore album Voodoo best describes how I start my morning. The first half of “Greatdayndamornin’/Booty” places me in a mode where every day though not guaranteed, should be conquered or at least claimed in …

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Life

My AncestryDNA Results in Detail

I wanted to share the breakdown of my DNA test so that you all could see it all in full effect. As a lifelong card carrying member of the black diaspora, I have to acknowledge the “missing link”. Everyone else can pinpoint their lineage to a small village in France or a province in China …

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