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Why are you not voting? Seriously! Why not? Obviously everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but you do realize that's magnified around voting season? Whether Presidential or local, people come out of the woods to talk about this or...
Several years ago, I took a GRE prep course with 12 to 15 other students. During a break, a classmate joked about the day she brought her first-born son home from the hospital. “So you’re just going to trust...
The description of a superhero is considered to be “anyone who has abilities above an ordinary person and uses their powers to make the world a better place.” Sounds like a mom to me. But even the most resilient,...
After my divorce, I found myself in a situation where I had to make a choice. At the time, I was a stay at home mom with a two-year-old daughter and I was very, very pregnant. I had two...
Last Tuesday, our contributing writer and friend, LaShaun Wallace, passed away after a brief bout with cancer. First and foremost, we have to say that LaShaun was an amazing mom. She poured her heart and soul into her kids. But...
"You're not a terrible Mom" is the mantra I have whispered to myself at least 15 times a day since March 7, the day the world ended (I mean, that's the last time I went into a Target store...so...
No, this is not click bait. Yes, I am very much firm in my viewpoint. You would think with me being very vocal about the sufferings and injustices of Black people due to racism that I'd be in a...
Here it is. I know you saw it coming. Another ranty post from a bitter, single mom. Insert eye-roll. So I am just going to say it. Happy Father's Day to me. Happy Father's Day to all the mommas out...
We discuss many hard topics here on the blog but conversations about racism barely exist. I have to be honest; I am a bit disappointed with the blog not using the platform more often to discuss the hard issues...
Being a black woman, everything about me is a conversation starter, good or bad. Each day I have to be conscious in all my decisions, especially appearances. Spaces outside of my home are not held for me to be...

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GO! SEE! EXPLORE! :: Stax Museum of American Soul Music

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You came into my life I don't have to wonder no more, I can feel it all in my soul It's Soul Music It's deep down in...
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