Black Witch Craft…The Kind We’re Not Supposed To Practice Has Nothing To Do With Evil

Did you know that Black folk don't talk about Witchcraft? We don't celebrate our beliefs if they aren't Christian, because for centuries we weren't allowed to. And so the traditions and the rituals that our ancient ancestors would have practiced, while not lost forever yet, are not being practiced in the average Black household. The … Continue reading Black Witch Craft…The Kind We’re Not Supposed To Practice Has Nothing To Do With Evil

Do You Know Who Built This House?

I did. And I checked the foundation, and it's perfect. No cracks, not a single one, and do you know why? Because as a human being I carry all of my cracks. I've been listening to music for weeks now, which if you know me is fairly abnormal, I mostly keep my music to when … Continue reading Do You Know Who Built This House?

AMA: This Week’s Topic: Advice For Parents, Guardians, or Mental Health Professionals Dealing With Teens Who Have Mental Health Issues

- If You Or Someone You Know Is Dealing With Mental Health Issues, Please Document Everything And Ask For Help If You Are Able. You Do Not Have to Suffer in Silence or Alone. There Are People Willing and Able to Help. - Dealing with mental health issues is never easy for anyone, but when … Continue reading AMA: This Week’s Topic: Advice For Parents, Guardians, or Mental Health Professionals Dealing With Teens Who Have Mental Health Issues

Medication Addiction Is Not As Simple As It Seems, #TriggerWarning for the #MentalHealth Community

So recently I got to talk to some people about the difference between me before I use cannabis in the morning, and after. The difference is absolutely night and day, and honestly, I didn't even think about it until yesterday when I found myself completely stuck to the couch after inadvertently not choosing to use … Continue reading Medication Addiction Is Not As Simple As It Seems, #TriggerWarning for the #MentalHealth Community

This is Going To Be Harder Than I Thought: The Responsibilities of Being a Public Figure Are So Much Easier To Judge…When It’s Not You

"Hey, Devon, What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?" "The Loud Mouth Brown Girl"....."Are You Sure?" I didn't realize when I started this website, - or maybe I did and didn't take into consideration - the fact that there would be total strangers, who I would meet, who would say things like … Continue reading This is Going To Be Harder Than I Thought: The Responsibilities of Being a Public Figure Are So Much Easier To Judge…When It’s Not You