Why this is a thing.

Hey there!  So, this blog is going to be the way I share my FB ramblings with those outside of my friend list, and a way to catalogue my thoughts easier.  Scrolling through endless posts on FB to find a past post is not the business.  And people can comment all they want here, and I won’t have that annoying red notification number staring me in the face all day.  Win-win people.  Win. Win.  Also, it will provide an easier way to share for those that have asked to share my posts since, for some reason, FB mobile is STILL acting the fool and not allowing that to happen, and nobody wants to take screenshots, save them to camera roll, edit and crop, then make a whole ‘nother status with a picture of a status.  That’s just a LOT, fb. *sigh*

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i hate snow.

Do you wanna kill a snowman?

Come on, let’s go and play!

I never see grass anymore

Come out the door

Let’s send the snow away

We used to wear our flip flops

When it was hot,

The temps used to be so high!

Do you wanna kill a snowman?

Let’s decapitate a snowman…

It’s not a crime.

Do you wanna kill a snowman?

Or ride our bike into his balls?

Outdoor activity is overdue

I’ve started talking to

The pictures on the walls!

It gets a little chilly

Can’t turn on the heat

Cause the gas bill would be sky high…

Do you wanna kill a snowman?

Pull the arms right off a snowman?

It’s not a crime.

Springtime please, I know you’re out there

People are asking where you’ve been

Mother Nature’s acting such the fool

This s#it ain’t cool

When will you come again? 

We’re tired of all these layers

And these shovels too…

What are we gonna do?

Do you wanna kill a snowman? 

Pour hot water on a snowman?

IT’S NOT A CRIME.

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humanity is a very unorganized organization.

*taps mic* *clears throat*
Dear Everybody:

It doesn’t matter if you started protesting reality shows in the 1990’s or 90 minutes ago. What matters is that you’re protesting them. Period. Criticising people for their motive in protesting or “just now” protesting is selfish and rude. It is defeatist and reeks of you desiring to be in the elitist position you’re accusing others of being in. Stop it.

If you think that it’s ok for you to watch reality shows because they entertain you or make you laugh, then you are a human who delights in the amplification of another human’s ignorance, bad choices, and brokenness. I’m not judging you, I’m calling a spade a spade. If you’re in your feelings about that statement, check yourself, not me. And if you can’t say Amen, just say ouch. Truth is truth whether you like it or not, and it is oftentimes hard to swallow.

If you think the effect of reality shows are not your problem, then you are indeed part of the problem.

Now get right or get left behind. I’m making moves. You coming?

‪#‎Awareness‬ ‪#‎BlackLivesMatter‬ ‪#‎BlackImagesMatter‬‪#‎BoycottSororitySisters‬ ‪#‎BoycottALLtheBullshit‬

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*blank stare*

So…if video evidence of a cop performing an illegal chokehold on someone and killing them does not result in an indictment, then what would?

Does Jesus have to come down from the right hand of the Father, with a letter notarized by the Holy Spirit, signed in the blood of the Lamb, attesting that God’s eye was, in fact, not on the sparrow at that very moment, but His eye was actually on Eric Garner and saw the whole thing? Is that what it’s gonna take?

I’m really asking.

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putting my mouth where the money is.

Riddle me this friends:
What would you sacrifice, for justice? Would you stand with a proposed boycott until the pleas of the oppressed were met? Would you forego holiday shopping outside of essential items (food, toiletries, gas) to make a point? Would you explain to your children and grandchildren, friends and loved ones, that all the material bulls#it we buy to cloak ourselves in, distract ourselves with, and make us feel cool/comfortable/competitive really, truly, DOES. NOT. FUC%ING. MATTER. when people are dying daily at the hands of injustice? Would you explain to them that their not receiving that toy/jewelry/handbag/clothing/electronic item was YOUR WAY of fighting said injustice? Would you stop going to movies, to restaurants, to amusement parks–all forms of entertainment that had nothing to do with justice–until said justice rolled like a river? Would you?

The generations before us in Montgomery, Alabama walked and carpooled to work, school, church, and everywhere else they needed to go for an ENTIRE YEAR. Through all weather, all seasons, every day of the week. Some were fired from their jobs. They found other ones. They banded together to make sure everyone was taken care of. Sure, it was a LOT and I’m sure they were tired as hell by month two, but they were more tired of being treated as if they didn’t matter. Yes it was inconvenient, but so was being a second class citizen. And that was only the beginning, but what a beginning it was. The bus companies had no choice but to desegregate, because the bus system was damn near broke from losing the revenue Black people brought it.

Sure, Mike Brown is more Claudette Colvin than Rosa Parks–but it shouldn’t matter anymore. For every Mike Brown there’s a John Crawford III, whose story doesn’t get as much shine. We don’t need a mascot, we need a leader. More than a leader, we need the resolve of our forefathers and the courage to stop being placated by bulls#it and material things and start doing what we need to do–talking with our dollars. If we didn’t shop outside of essential items–starting NOW thru, say, the summer? These corporations’ Q4 budgets would be in SHAMBLES. They would be sending lobbyists up the hill to give us whatever was demanded. The most important color in this country is still GREEN. The question is, are you strong enough to sacrifice? Your baby might be happy about those Jordan’s on Christmas day, but think about how you’ll feel if you have to bury him in them because he met the bullet of someone who saw him as a threat simply because of his skin.

White people–if you are for justice, your help would be appreciated in this too. Because corporations pay attention faster when y’all start making noise. Hell, look at it this way–it could be a two-for-one: get rid of injustice AND pumpkin spice everything. Win. Win. (Ok, that last one was totally me being selfish–but you know what I’m getting at.) 

So people–seriously–what would you sacrifice? I’m really asking. Because right now, a lot of mothers and fathers are sacrificing their sons. A lot of wives are sacrificing their husbands. A lot of kids are sacrificing their parents. What. Would. You. Sacrifice. For. JUSTICE? ‪#‎Awareness‬

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where there’s smoke…sometimes it’s just hot air blowing against cooler heads.

BENGHAZI!! TALK ABOUT BENGHAZI!! WE WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BENGHAZI!! You do? Oh, ok. Fox News released an article about the findings of the investigation on their website yesterday. Here you go:

” A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.

The report alleges no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.

Debunking a series of persistent allegations hinting at dark conspiracies surrounding the incident, the report concludes that there was no intelligence failure, no delay in sending a CIA rescue team, no missed opportunity for a military rescue, and no evidence the CIA was covertly shipping arms from Libya to Syria.

The report blames the Obama administration’s inaccurate portrayal of the attack as having evolved from a protest on fragmentary and contradictory intelligence from the CIA. It finds no intent to mislead the American public.”

That’s the entire article. That’s it. I’ve written status updates longer than this. Oh, GOP. You are SO. F#@%ING. STUPID. You are pointless. You are ridiculous. You waste time, money, energy, and oxygen being incendiary over bullshit. Just…SMH  ‪#‎StayWokePeople‬

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/11/21/no-stand-down-order-or-military-missteps-in-benghazi-attack-gop-controlled/

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Thanksgiving.

Aw, I always feel sorry for Thanksgiving. It’s like the middle child of holidays. I still love you, TG. You’re the only holiday that doesn’t judge me for eating my weight in casseroles and pies over a 2 hour period. I don’t have to dress up, I don’t have to buy anyone anything, I can wear stretchy pants and watch football, and you’re perfectly fine with that. This is why, even though you get no decorative retail love like Halloween and Christmas, you’re still our favorite.
(Sidenote: We’d love it if you stopped bringing Black Friday with you though. He’s greedy, rowdy, and I suspect drunk off money and power. He has NO home training and hurts people. His hook ups aren’t even that great anymore. Why is he still here? Cyber Monday is SO MUCH BETTER FOR YOU. We know, he’s a tech geek and all, but he’s SO. COOL. We like him. Keep him, dump Black Friday. I promise it’s not a race thing. Promise.)

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