Beauty is Skin Deep
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Beauty is Skin Deep!

Beauty is Skin Deep! “Beauty is power; a smile is its sword” -John Ray I was having a conversation with my friend about beauty and how it’s interpreted among black people. We have let long weaves, labels, and body images define what’s beautiful, or is that what a “bad bitch” consist of? It seems like …

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Blinded Eyes
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Blinded Eyes

BLINDED EYES   “To open up eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness (Isaiah 42:7).”   There has been a major issue going on with the Black race these past few weeks surrounding the death of Michael Brown, who happened to be …

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memories
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Cherish Our Memories (Part 1)

I was going to write something totally different for my first entry into the #JTPStorytellers category but life has alarmingly pushed me toward a different direction. I was forced to reminisce. My Spartan family has taken a huge loss this week, with the death of Thomas Tobi. I did not know him personally but I …

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Are the people with the raw talent just not hungry enough or are they just so raw with life, that they can’t move? Delicate enough to feel and talented enough to translate the secrets of the mind and soul. Though everyone can relate, they not trying to hear us often. So darn real, I’ll make …

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Can a Sista Dream?

My dreams are major. I sit and close my eyes wondering, “what is next for me?”. I dream of a better tomorrow. Today was not promised to me and I don’t take that lightly. Why should I? YOLO is what they are saying; “You Only Live Once”. I’m saying, thank you Lord for one more …

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