Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is not your charcoal briquettes. Activated charcoal, emphasis on activated, is created when you take carbon sources like coconut shells, bone char, coal, olive pits or sawdust (I know those ingredients sound somewhat disturbing but trust me the end result is amazing for you) these carbon sources are cooked at a high temperature … Continue reading Activated Charcoal

Anxiety of Social Media

Angry Anxious Combative Fearful Powerless Tense Helpless Abandoned Confrontational These are the sensation of emotions I feel as I scroll through my Facebook page throughout the day. Between the police shootings, an unhinged man in the White House, a racist GOP agenda, random racist attacks uploaded and shared by thousands, hoteps posting a million videos … Continue reading Anxiety of Social Media

Beauty

I find, in being Black, a thing of Beauty; like a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness… a native land in neither time nor place… a native land in every Black face! Be loyal to yourselves; your skin; your hair; your lips; your speech; your laughing kinds are Black kingdoms, vast as any … Continue reading Beauty