Dear Black People: An Open Letter to the Black Families on Philly’s Main Line

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#Warning This story may break your heart, or harden it.

Dear Black People on the Main Line, No, not all the Black people. I’m sure some of you are super happy there and if you are, please feel free to completely disregard everything I’m about to say. I’m actually talking Continue reading Dear Black People: An Open Letter to the Black Families on Philly’s Main Line

#TeamLightSkin vs #TeamDarkSkin Take it to the Beach

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My thoughts exactly.

Hello Meltingpot Readers, If you’re regulars here, then you know I’m working on a book called Same Family, Different Colors that explores colorism in the United States. I’ve been working on the book for quite a while now, and have Continue reading #TeamLightSkin vs #TeamDarkSkin Take it to the Beach

My Protest on the Page: The #CapitalBCampaign is Launched!

Hi Meltingpot Readers, I’ve been busy since the last time I wrote. Besides making a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner for 15 people, I’ve started a revolution in the name of respect. Dear readers, you all know how I feel about the Continue reading My Protest on the Page: The #CapitalBCampaign is Launched!

This Thanksgiving, I’m Giving Thanks that I am Black!

Ms. Meltingpot and her Grandmother. Black and proud for almost 100 years.

Hi Meltingpot Readers, There’s a lot of sadness and anger in the United States right now, most of it stemming from the situation happening in Ferguson, Missouri and the continual assault on Black lives. And then if you throw in Continue reading This Thanksgiving, I’m Giving Thanks that I am Black!

Monday Microagressions Comic Relief: If Black Women Said…

Hi Meltingpot Readers, I have a new obsession and it’s called Buzzfeed. *hangs head in shame* My brother sent me a link to this hilarious video entitled, “If Black Women Said the Stuff White Guys Say” from the funny people Continue reading Monday Microagressions Comic Relief: If Black Women Said…