This isn't the post I planned to write today. It's certainly not the post I want to write today. I planned to write a post that showcased this year for my family, but I can't stop thinking about the families of Tamir Rice and Sandra Bland. I can't stop thinking about the fact that 2015 seems to have . . .
Disclaimer: This post is part of an ongoing ambassador program with Simon Salt Photography. I received a complimentary photoshoot in exchange for this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. This post is probably going to upset some of my mom friends, but I'm just going to say it . . .
At some point I need to sit down and write out all my wonderful highlights from this year's Type-A Conference, but I have responsibilities and shit, so I'm going to focus very quickly on the absolute number one highlight. A few weeks ago, I mentioned on Facebook that I won a We Still Blog Award for . . .
Over the last few weeks, I've followed the coverage of the arrest and mysterious death of Sandra Bland while in police custody. For those who don't know, Sandra Bland was a 28 year old Black woman who was pulled over for an illegal lane change in Texas on July 10, 2015. After a verbal altercation . . .
As most of you already know, I'm originally from Detroit and attended undergrad in Ann Arbor. Every summer we take a road trip to the Midwest to spend time with both sides of our family. In addition to spending time with family, we also try to fit in fun family activities that are a bit touristy as . . .