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Growth Speaks Volumes

We are in the days of Cardi B hitting number one on the Billboard Top 100 for her hit single, “Bodak Yellow” and regular, smegular girls now know they can be winners too! All of my quirky girls shall stand tall, with their heads held high. Know that you are not wrong. You are dope. …

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Detroit: The New Belle Isle

Detroit, I love you. I got to experience the new Belle Isle. I like what I saw. In a way I missed the strip of loud music and hard bass blasting out of cars and rumbling motorcycle gangs hanging out in the parking spaces that traced throughout the island. The loud marijuana lingering in the …

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Rest In Peace Stuart Scott

I remember when I was little and didn’t know much about sports and I would cringe every time I heard my daddy yelling, screaming, stomping, loud clapping, talking mess and laughing! He would do that whether he had his friends over or even if he was sitting up there by himself; just shaking up the …

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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

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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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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#JTPStorytellers Inspiration JaneThangPoetry

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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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