Personal Police Stories & Blackness

There is a common misconception in the media about black people and the police. Some people trust them, some hate them, and some are indifferent. Growing up in Detroit, I was indifferent. A lot of my personal interactions were good. Police came to school to talk, Police Athletic League, and some of the officers I knew. Yet, the hardest part was knowing that I was lucky.

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Reaping Benefits: Continuing Motivation

Humans are inherently lazy. We like things to be easy. You can see this in how much technology has evolved to allow us to work as little as possible for things that used to be so much harder to come by. Why go to the theatre when we have Netflix? Why go to the store, when Amazon will have a drone drop it at your doorstep. We even want it to be easy when we are talking about our health. Pills, knives, and needles have taken over hard work. Where’s the easy button when we need it? Continue reading “Reaping Benefits: Continuing Motivation”

Healing Journey

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Ever since my grandmother’s homecoming, I’ve been trying to put myself outside of my comfort zone. I’ve traveled to LA, Philly, Chicago, Nashville and most recently, Atlanta, in the search of self. These traveling experiences have been so vital to my personal growth that a part of me wishes I would have taken these trips earlier. Traveling has the amazing ability to heal. Continue reading “Healing Journey”