Get Familiar: JustLiv

The LA Sunflower Songstress When you press play on “The One” video by Just Liv, you experience a taste of LA and its gives you all the feels. What kinda feels? Let me break it down. Since I’ve never had the opportunity to experience being in LA, after I watched the video, I felt like I was in that bihhhh I felt like I knew all the spots to be and all the folks to seek. That video looked like a melting pot of love full of melanin. YES GAWD!…

On their 15th Anniversary, FAMU Deltas Honor The Memory of Their Beloved Linesister in an Incredibly Touching Tribute

The image came across my timeline, a photograph of a group of beautiful black women somewhere in what appeared to be a desert all dressed in white with camels both kneeling and standing around them. There was an undeniable regalness to the image – I was in the presence of black royalty. At first glance, I thought that I had seen an image like this many times before– of beautiful black professional millennial women gathering together abroad to celebrate life; but, the more I observed the picture the more something…

Happy Retirement, Your Honor!

Story time: So my first job out of law school was a clerkship with a judge who I met about a year before my first semester. I considered her a great mentor — she was my first legal internship, and we stayed in touch throughout my law school tenure. There were rumors about her being absolutely terrible to her staff, but I thought the rumors were rooted in racism and misogyny, because she’s a Black woman. More importantly, in the 3–4 years I knew her, I never experienced anything remotely…