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The Black Woman Revolution has begun.

The Black Woman Revolution has begun. 890 534 monity

We sing at the top of our lungs the song from “Let it Go’ from the movie Frozen, but when a Black woman chooses herself, the music stops. What a week for Black Women, from Olympic disappointments to show cancellations…

Do we see ourselves?

Do we see ourselves? 539 360 monity

Do we see yourselves? When you look in the mirror do you see your whole beautiful self or do you see the fracture flaws? There was a time when I looked in the mirror and only saw the broken pieces…

Shedding Shame

Shedding Shame 604 401 monity

Shedding Shame There was a time in my life when I was consumed with shame. I didn’t know what to call it but the was constantly there. It emulated a wall around my life and at times prevented me from…

Do Black Women have Imposter Syndrome? 

Do Black Women have Imposter Syndrome?  1068 600 monity

I have been joining a group of women at Clubhouse and we are having room conversations every Monday. One of our topics was Imposter Syndrome. The idea of ‘IS’ never really sat well with my soul. It felt like we…

One night on Clubhouse

One night on Clubhouse 1080 720 monity

I have been on Clubhouse, the new audio app, for about 6 week. Overall it has been a great experience. I have met some really cool people how I promise would have never met. From across the world I have…

this nation

this nation 150 150 monity

We are at a crossroads in our nation after people stormed the capital chile. People ask how did we get here? Really? As if mods of angry white men have not caused harm and destruction in this country before. What…

It’s hard to say goodbye to Kobe

It’s hard to say goodbye to Kobe 150 150 monity

What a tragedy! The loss of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gigi and the other people who lost their lives in such a horrific accident. It has sent the world into a daze with the loss of one of it’s greatest…

FYI Eva Longoria

FYI Eva Longoria 330 330 monity

As Black Women, we come from a long historical relationship with the Democratic Party. We also have a long history with Joe Biden. When I heard the statements from Eva Longoria, I found them to be dismissive, reductive, and disrespectful.…

How are you doing?

How are you doing? 275 183 monity

We are 6-9 months into this pandemic. How is everyone doing? Nothing about this is normal nothing about this makes sense. We are resilient and we will adapt but these times we must remember that kindness is our new currency.…

Ryan Coogler and our Black Panther… Chadwick Boseman

Ryan Coogler and our Black Panther… Chadwick Boseman 1080 540 monity

As the world is gathering their feeling surrounding the death of Chadwick Boseman, we are have been eagerly awaiting those who knew him beyond being a fan. Though I am whole-heartedly a fan of the work of Chadwick, I also…