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About Sweet Nothings

I went to college and majored and Mass Communications/Public Relations but decided to take my passion for promoting others to law school....where i could then learn to promote MYSELF! Kidding. Kind of. Now I'm a lawyer. 8 years later, big whoop and womp womp.

JODI ARIAS VERDICT IS IN!

After 2 1/2 days of deliberation, the jury in the Jodi Arias murder trial finally has a verdict, to be read in about 90 minutes.  My prediction: I think that we wanted to think that the jury wanted manslaughter as … Continue reading

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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

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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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HLN After Dark: The Jodi Arias Trial

Court in the Jodi Arias trial resumes Monday so let me play catch up. Well for a couple days last week, I appeared on HLN’s new show HLN After Dark: The Jodi Arias trial. If EVER there was a show … Continue reading

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In the most widely televised case since the 2012 trial of Casey Anthony, we the people have a front row seat to the biggest trial of the year, the Jodi Arias trial. A trial filled with lies, sexual deviance, religious … Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before the Election….

On the eve of the second most important election of my lifetime, I feel an eerie calm. Kind of like that feeling that comes over a city right before a hurricane hits. Ironic since the East Coast just suffered the … Continue reading

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