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As the graduate school years go by you will find that you will be hit questions left and right. Ugh... At some point, they will start to haunt you like the Thriller MJ taught us about. And while most people mean no harm, it begins to feel like people are intentionally disrupting your space and happiness … Continue reading Here Come the Questions: 25 Things NO Grad Student Wants to Hear
A few weeks ago, a friend of #CiteASista wrote a detailed post about her experiences with interracial dating. In true call it like it is form, Natasha reminded Black women why we should stop selecting ourselves out of the wider dating pool out of loyalty to Black men. We especially loved the facts laced within … Continue reading Interracial Dating whilst Black Woman x Natasha Lee
Hi. I'm single. And in this journey I have been able to write some good things about what I want partnership to look like. And lately intimacy has been a big part of that. I desire a partnership that is transparent, vulnerable, teaching, challenging and thoughtful. I desire a love that pours into me as … Continue reading What intimacy looks like to me…
Black History. For some people, it is a 28-day reminder (Plus the third Monday in Jan) to commemorate the achievements and contributions of Black icons. For others, it's a reason to take a paid day off from work. For me? It's my worldview, my impetus for moving forward, my source of strength, and my constant … Continue reading When #MLKday and #J15 Collide: Honoring *Soror* Septima Poinsette Clark
For the last few weeks? (who can tell when every Darth Cheeto Scandal makes a day feel like a month) Twitter has been ablaze about the lack of promotions and support for the Taraji P. Henson led action thriller Proud Mary. With a supporting cast featuring Danny Glover, Billy Brown, Margaret Avery, and Neal McDonough, … Continue reading 4 Reasons I loved #ProudMaryMovie [Spoilers Ahead]
February 8, 2016, I went to my counseling appointment with a nice, white lady. Nice, white lady: How was your weekend? Marvette: It was okay. Didn’t do too much. Enjoyed some much needed alone time. Nice, white lady: Oh, I thought you would’ve mentioned Beyonce’ at the Superbowl. Marvette: Oh yeah, that was a cool … Continue reading Check out Dr. Marvette Lacy on Finding A Dissertation Topic
It's the beginning of a new year and most folks have been repeating their, "New Year, New Me" mantras on social media for the past few weeks. New perspectives, new opportunities, new....friends? Maybe. But does a new year mean it's too late to address old hurt in your friendships? If there's one MAJOR lesson that … Continue reading Is It Too Late To Say…Sorry?