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Warning: Dating While Being a Creative.

Warning: Dating While Being a Creative.

A homegirl and I were texting about men and how they start a conversation to “shoot their shot”. I realized that either one or both parties are never really upfront about their intentions. On one side, I believe that pride or fear will not let men be upfront about what they want for the moment because they think most women want to establish a permanent status within a short time. As a result, they fear (and want to avoid) what will happen if they tell a woman that it’s just dating, nothing more, nothing less, which causes the practice of “ghosting” or dealing with someone because they are a time filler.
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Go Bestie, That’s My Bestie.

Go Bestie, That’s My Bestie.

Studies have shown, though, that just spending time with a dog relieves stress. Of course owning one might cause a little stress but the good outweighs the bad, that’s my word. There are organizations out there that allow you to cuddle with pups. The Humane Society is happy to accept individuals to volunteer with dogs. Your local police department may even have programs that allow you to take one home for a dog-cation over the weekend. I know the one in Charlotte, NC is always looking for more people! 
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Does My Body Offend You?

Does My Body Offend You?

When it comes to Black girls or women, why are our bodies needing to be tamed or controlled for the likes of someone being uncomfortable with sexuality that we are not intentionally putting out? Why are our bodies sexualized from such a young age and we are penalized for our shapes? There are plenty of white women or women of other races that make it their mission to shove their sexuality down the throats of everyone in the world, and they argue that they are fluid and free and their bodies are not science projects and shouldn’t be the topic of any political decision. 

 

 

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Do You Swirl?

Do You Swirl?

I have heard some pro-black leaders chime in on social media arguing that if you have any other race of person on your arm when speaking on black problems, you are an infiltrator and disqualified from lending your opinion. But is that really true?
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8:00PM In Southloop Chicago

8:00PM In Southloop Chicago

Am I the only person that feels at peace when I’m alone and in control?? Or, should I focus on  

learning how to deal with my emotions in interactive situations by going out, interacting with people, things and learning something new? … If it’s something that doesn’t suit you very well, why don’t you begin learning how to deal with it in that moment? Instead of… “I don’t have to, so I won't”.. “I’ll just go home”.

 

 

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Let’s Talk About The Grammy’s

Let’s Talk About The Grammy’s

The politics of award shows have always been the topic of discussion especially when it comes to black artists and how they deserve to be recognized for their art. This year is no different (quarantine or no quarantine, WE WANT ANSWERS! PERIODT!).
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