We Need to Talk about This.

Girl, you've been looking really nice lately, wearing all these beautiful dresses. What's his name? Oh my goodness, I didn't even recognize you. You look so different! Are you seeing someone? And on and on and on and on. The idea that a woman can't spruce up her look/style for herself but because a man …

Music? [The Soapbox Series]

Since I was knee high to a grasshopper (always wanted to say that), music has been a significant part of my life. I mean, my father was playing Simon and Garfunkel and Aretha Franklin records until they scratched and wore themselves out. I grew up hearing all the greats in my household, from Sam Cooke …