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Confession of a Black Beauty

If you haven’t heard of Lupita Nyong’o yet, take a deep breath. She is the 2014¬†Academy Award winner for best actress in a supporting role.¬†There haven’t been more than a handful of women or men that have impacted me to the nucleus of the cells that formulate my thoughts, words, and emotions. By the way, […]

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Confession of a Serial Abuser

Women’s bodies are judged everyday by men, women and the children they raise. No one judges, convicts, more swiftly and harshly than we judge ourselves. By using the same negative words and behaviours that infected us against ourselves, we in turn become serial self abusers. Celia’s Secret Confession Celia: It’s hard for me to talk […]

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Confession of a Silenced Mother

As a young adult, I was aware of boys and men giving me second looks in public places, similar to the way my friends and I behaved when an attractive man crossed our view. Naturally, we would also came across men who didn’t trigger eye popping encounters. Speaking strictly for myself, because those men didn’t […]

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