Black August in the Park as a Black Muslim in the Park Too.

Black August in the Park as A Black Muslim in the Park Too. A few weekends ago was Black August in the Park here in North Carolina. If you have never been or heard of Black August in the Park; imagine a Black family reunion. Food, music, the electric slide, you know, the basics. This […]

Ramadan: “It Takes a Village”. A Conversation with, “For Mami’s Sake” the Podcast.

Ramadan Mubarak! Ramadan Kareem! May all of your fasts, prayers and dua’a be accepted, ameen. For this post, I wanted to talk about what creating Ramadan looks like and means for me. As someone who didn’t grow up with this holiday, I really strive to make it worthwhile for my children. I want them to […]

What Happened to Amara La Negra on LAHHMIA Is What Happens to All Afro-Latinx People.

I have been good the past year with watching ratchet T.V. I haven’t watched much if anything at all. However, when I heard Love and Hip Hop was going to be in Miami I decided to check out the cast. The only person who really caught my attention, besides Trina, was Amara La Negra. Amara […]

I Have an Invisible Condition and I Am No Longer Afraid to Say It

My leg was shaking and my stomach was in knots. I wasn’t sure how it was going to go over. When it was finally my turn, I introduced myself. I gave my normal spiel and then I added on, “Also, I thought you all should know I have a seizure condition…”. I went on to […]