Queen: Can I Be Your Legacy? Slim: you already are…

When Slim asked Queen how did she want to be loved…. She replied, “I want him to show me scars I never knew I had. But I don’t want him to make them go away. I want him to hold my hand while I nurse them myself. And I want him to cherish the bruises they leave behind.” This reminded me of how subconsciously guarded I can be. We can be… Now don’t take this as I’m admitting to screwing up on someone. I’m not. I’ve met some amazing men…

Elijah Cummings Loved Black Folks

Elijah Cummings loved black folks before you could be verified on Twitter for loving black folks or get love likes on Facebook because you wrote a post about loving black folks. Elijah Cummings loved black folks in in 1950’s and 60’s segregated Baltimore, Maryland, where he was born and raised. He was raised to love black folks because Baltimore showed Elijah Cummings first hand that black folks needed to be loved. In elementary school, Cummings was part of a group of black folks who helped to integrate swimming pools in…

Cyntoia Brown Sits Down with Lester Holt and New Book in Stores Today

Cyntoia Brown’s new book, Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System is available in all stores today. Purchase here Brown has released a series of television interviews including a sit down with NBC’s Lester Holt which aired last night on NBC Nightly News.  “I’m so much more than the worst thing that I’ve done.” , said Brown. She will also be making her first public appearance at a sold out event on Oct. 23rd at Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville to talk about her new memoir,…

Video: Atatiana Jefferson, Killed By Police, was a Pre-Med Major from HBCU Xavier University

More updates on the tragic murder of Atatiana Jefferson, killed by a North Texas Police officer this past week. In the below video you can see Atatiana Jefferson as she studies the human anatomy and describes the way the body works. On the night of the incident she was playing video games with her nephew. Some news outlets continue to bring up the VERY IRRELEVANT “fact” that there was a gun in her home- That isn’t illegal and it has NOTHING to do with an officer firing a shot through…

Cyntoia Brown to Host First Public Appearance in Nashville Since Release

Cyntoia Brown will be making her first public appearance at a sold out event on Oct. 23rd at Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville to talk about her new memoir, “Free Cyntoia.” Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System will be released on October 15 Purchase here She will also make a public appearance in New York at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Cyntoia Brown spent 15 years behind bars and was released from prison in August after former Mayor Bill Haslam granted her clemency of…