I’m Engaged to a Married Man Scandalous! I thought, when an acquaintance of mine came to me with news that she was dating a married man. First, I asked if she was serious or if this was some kind of joke. “Dead serious,” she said. “Why?” I asked. “Cause all the good ones are taken,”…Continue reading I’m Engaged to a Married Man
Bitch, Please! bitch noun 1. a female dog 2. a female of canines generally. Slang a malicious, unpleasant, selfish person, especially a woman. a lewd woman. Disparaging and Offensive any woman. Slang a person who is submissive or subservient to someone, usually in a humiliating way The above are ways in which Webster defines the word, “bitch”; none of which are pleasant. So, I pose the following questions to you. How do you feel about being called a bitch? Do you call others bitches? Do you…Continue reading Bitch, Please!
If you’re a woman of color donning your natural tresses, like myself, you know that there are times when your hair has you feeling like Marvin Gaye–makes you wanna holler and throw up both your hands! And like life, when things are good, they are really good, but when they’re bad, you want to crawl…Continue reading Natural Hair Recipes You Need Now
Welcome to my author blog. I am grateful that you decided to drop by and check out The Shameless Rant. It is a space where I hope that you can be comfortable sharing your knowledge, opinions, inspirations, hopes, dreams, and gripes in a friendly & respectful manner. When you leave this space, you’re sure to…Continue reading The Shameless Rant
Good hair, bad hair, what the hair is going on? They say it’s supposed to be a woman’s crowning glory, but for Jackie, a young, black girl from the deep South, it is everything but! Growing up black and female is tough enough, but coupled with coping with a head full of nappy hair in…Continue reading New Book Release!
Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage is a powerful tale about the criminal justice system in America, and the personal, long-term consequences of its injustices. Roy, a black, college educated, hard-working, entrepreneurial man who has clawed his way out of a working-class background marries a middle-class whimsical artist, Celestial whom Roy’s mother would not have chosen…Continue reading An American Marriage
Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” shares the life story of the former FLOTUS, giving readers everything they’ve ever wanted to know and more. In her autobiography, she begins with the details of her upbringing as a product Chicago’s less than charming Southside and how it shaped her as an activist, role model and a woman. Albeit slightly…Continue reading Becoming
I sat pensively on the edge of the seat of the oversized chair in my living room, awaiting what was sure to be a sad series of events. Surviving R. Kelly was about to air on the Lifetime Network. Though, I’d lived through all the scandal from the Aliyah marriage to the infamous sex tape,…Continue reading I Don’t See Nothin’ Wrong