Summertime Fine: Black People, Melanin & Sunburn

“Sunshine is nature’s hug and spirit breath to the earth” A question came to my mind a couple of weeks ago, “Are Black people supposed to get sunburn and do we need sunscreen?” My first thought is No! Black don’t crack and black don’t burn. So, I text my boyfriend who is Nigerian and asked…

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The 4th of You-Lie (July) and the Scraps We Eat from Massa’s Table

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are”. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin “Most of us came here in chains and most of you came here to escape your chains. Your freedom was our slavery and therein lies the bitter difference in the way we look at life”. John Oliver Killens Tomorrow,…

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Beauty In a Barbell:Why you should NEVER follow the Keto Diet.

The Keto diet is all the rave these days. I’ve heard about it from friends and people I follow on social media. So I said to myself, “hmmm let me see what this Keto diet is all about”. I didn’t have to dig far before my jaw dropped. The Keto diet is one of the…

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