I remember playing “Emancipation” while late night freestyle writing poetry in the Prince Fan chat rooms I frequented. The ones I liked. I would post at the Lair or kept in my journal. Many of those poems actually ended up in my book “Poetry of a Black Girl: the Darkness and the Light”.
I believe the poem “Phenomenal Woman” by Dr. Maya Angelou has to be one of my favorites of hers. As I digging through my digital record crates this morning (my iTunes library); I found this gem.
I was even more happy to find a LIVE performance done of Ruthie Foster performing it on YouTube from her DVD/CD “Ruthie Foster Live at Antone’s”.
Thank you Jesus for my testimony in the making; that is causing me to grow even closer in relationship with you right now. You are truly my strength and my […]
“Call a thing…a thing.” – Iyanla Vanzant I know from my own personal experience…. When I don’t call what I am feeling by its actual name, I tend to give […]
I found this video (sponsored by Aunt Jackie’s Curls & Coils) the other day as I was looking for new tutorials to maintain my own natural hair. I thought that it was a great piece and began sharing it across my social media network. It is my hope that my nieces and future daughters grow up in a world that allows them to embrace their natural beauty.