7 Ways to Get Revenge With Your Paper

7 Ways to Get Revenge With Your Paper

Beyonce is, in fact, a motivational speaker. On top of that, not only has she perfectly and strategically timed the dropping of the Formation video and Superbowl half-time show announcement, but the song and videos together are enough to write home to mom about. VSB...
Dear California, Pick Your Poison

Dear California, Pick Your Poison

If it’s one thing beyond my faith and my love for my mama that I will openly proclaim my undying love for, it’s my ride-or-die-ness for California. And not only California–my adherence to Southern California, Compton-repping, and a proclivity...
3 Ways To Teach People How To Treat You

3 Ways To Teach People How To Treat You

This is an updated version of the post originally published in May 2013. A version of this also appears in my upcoming book, Wear A Better Bra. Disclaimer: I made a comment in the audio that I wish to retract. The person who assaulted me is wholly responsible for...
7 Ways We Must Keep It Cute

7 Ways We Must Keep It Cute

Over the years, I’ve had my share of really cute moments and very ugly ones. It was so bad a couple of years back, I had two Facebook messages from concerned sistagirls telling me that my brows required a much needed arching. I was so depressed, financially bankrupt,...
From Rejection To Restart: How To Start Over

From Rejection To Restart: How To Start Over

Being dismissed, whether it’s from a job, from a boyfriend, or heck, even from the room, is the worst feeling. In your heart, you feel like you needed to be there and if there was any inkling that things were wrong, you either had hope that things would change...