Joy Bryant

Joy Bryant was born in a modest home in The Bronx, New York and as a young woman, was enrolled in an inner-city outreach organization called “A Better Chance,” designed to encourage minority talent. Joy was also blessed with brains as well beauty and remained an excellent student throughout her high school years. As a … Continue reading

Eileen Dautruche

This beautiful blogger is Eileeen Dautruche.  Here’s some things she listed about herself on her blog: 1. I was born in December 1987 and embody everything about a Capricorn 2. All of my friends are short 3. That said, I am 5’10” and love my heels 4. I love food but don’t know how to … Continue reading

Missy Lynn

From a small city in Louisiana, Missy Lynn grew to love makeup by playing with  her grandmother’s lipsticks and eye shadow at a very young age, 3 years old. Looking pretty was one thing, but feeling pretty was more important to the young girl who would befriend all of the less fortunate kids at school, … Continue reading

Lauryn Hill -Stronger Than Pride(Live)

I won’t pretend that I intend to stop living I won’t pretend I’m good at forgiving But I can’t hate you Though I have tried Mmmm I still really really love you Love is stronger than pride I still really really love you Mmmm I won’t pretend that I intend to stop living I won’t … Continue reading

Allegory of the Lion by Onitaset Kumat

This is a great video by my brother Onitaset Kumat.  He has a brilliant mind.  And light years above most people I have encountered who claim to have a black conscious mind.  He gives an excellent allegory of how a lion in a zoo is much like blacks(Africans) being oppressed by Europeans.  The video is … Continue reading

Devils Among Us: Biggest Slave Owners

Col. Joshua John Ward of Georgetown, South Carolina: 1,130 slaves. Dr. Stephen Duncan of Issaquena, Mississippi: 858 slaves. John Burneside of Ascension, Louisiana: 753 slaves; Saint James: 187 slaves. Sugar plantations. Meredith Calhoun of Rapides, Louisiana: 709 slaves. Sugar and cotton plantations. William Aiken of Colleton, South Carolina: 700 slaves. Gov. John L. Manning of … Continue reading