Monthly Archives: April 2013

Boston Bomber Criminal Complaint

If you were wondering what Dzokhar Tsarnaev was charged with and more details of the investigation, don’t let the media tell you, read it for yourself. Verrrrry interesting. http://media.cmgdigital.com/shared/news/documents/2013/04/22/137389471-Criminal-Complaint-Dzhokhar-Tsarnaev.pdf Advertisements

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The Bourgeois Black Girl’s Guide to Wearing a “Natural”: The Finale

A week has gone by and I haven’t died. I haven’t called my stylist for an emergency appointment.   I haven’t straightened my hair. It has however, been the longest 7 days of my life. Day 7: Am I wrong for … Continue reading

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This Bourgeois Black Girl’s Guide to Wearing a “Natural”: Part 3

So day 4 was upon me and I was beginning to look a wreck. That pineapple was cool and all but my curls had transformed into thick chunky pieces that had turned me from homeless chic to sideshow Bob. So … Continue reading

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This Bourgeois Black Girl’s Guide to Wearing a “Natural”: Part 2

So I started Day 2 of this experience with my morning exposure to the world (posted on Instagram) and included the hashtags #amiofficialyet #needacatchynaturalhairhashtag. This was clearly a joke but a dig at the more exclusive (and often annoying) hashtags that … Continue reading

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This Bourgeois Black Girl’s Guide to Wearing a “Natural”

So for years I’ve watched friends and strangers “go natural”. What that means to those unfamiliar with that term, it is when a Black woman doesn’t use chemicals (a.k.a. a relaxer/perm/creamy crack) to straighten her hair.  And although I’d like … Continue reading

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The Mis-Education of Atlanta Public Schools

In the biggest cheating scandal in American History, 35 current/former employees of Atlanta Public Schools were led into Fulton County Jail on Tuesday, on charges including racketeering, theft by taking, and making false statements.  A city rocked by a 90 page … Continue reading

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