“Who Are You Doing It For?”

Today’s blog is all about you 😉 Yes, you read that correctly King/Queen 🙂 So let's cut to the chase ... How do you define success? Success can have so many different definitions, maybe because it's a subjective matter. Nevertheless, I do believe that most people associate success with happiness. Speaking of happiness, have you…

“Suicide Prevention Month.”

September is suicide prevention month. Suicide is definitely a taboo topic in the African community but it’s a crisis that must be addressed. Humans can naturally be aggressive at times. Humans can also be naturally selfish. Selfish how? We think of ourselves before we think of others. Now it’s human nature and necessary to do…

“Let’s Talk Legends.”

This past Friday, Chadwick Boseman passed away from colon cancer. The world was shocked and hurt. His story and death truly touched my heart- I'm sure I'm not alone. From the last two years, many comments have been made in regards to his weight loss. Some were jokes and some were genuine concerns. Regardless of…

“Colorism: Part Two.”

Audiobook: Every time I go to African stores, I constantly see skin-bleaching products. It honestly angers me to the core for so many reasons. Before I move on though ... Let’s Define Colorism. "Colorism is the prejudice or discrimination against individuals with a dark skin tone, typically among people of the same ethnic or racial…

“Small-Minded vs. Open-Minded;Which One Are You?!”

Audiobook: Let's be real, we all have our toxic traits. We can be toxic towards the people we know, love, and even to ourselves. The reality is, no one walking on this earth today is perfect. We are all flawed in someway, shape, or form. However, there is something that makes us different. Our mindsets.…

“The Why Behind Awoken By Hadi.”

One Year Documentary: Everyone always asks me how do I come up with my blog topics. The answer is simple ... I just do it lol, just kidding. My experiences and discoveries about myself, constantly influence my choice of blog topics. Here's how it all started: There was a point in my life where I…

“Trauma.”

Audiobook: Natural Disasters, Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Domestic Violence, Medical Injury, Community Violence, Neglect, Deprivation, Traumatic Grief, Victim of Crime, Kidnapping, Accidents, School Violence, and Loss. What is stated above can all be different forms of trauma. Trauma is defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience (Google). Here's a question for you: How often…

“Privilege.”

Audiobook: Where It All Started. When I think of the word 'privilege,' I automatically think of 'White Privilege.' Although white privilege very much exists (there's no denying that) there's something else. Lately, I have been thinking about my own privilege as a First-Generation American. Heads up, it's definitely not comparable to white privilege. Anyway, as…

“Looting In Our Communities.”

THE MINORITY OF PEOPLE PARTICIPATING IN DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOR DOES NOT REPRESENT WHAT BLACK LIVES MATTER STANDS FOR! We have a duty to protect and be mindful of our black businesses. **I am not saying that black people are doing this to their own communities, it has been proven that white supremacists have dressed in black…

“We Are Tired- Enough is Enough!”

Audiobook: We are angry. We are sad. We are overwhelmed with frustration. My life is in danger. My relatives' lives are in danger. Every black person's life is in danger. How could I dare be silent about this? The murder of George Floyd surfaced on social media rapidly. It is absolutely heartbreaking, shocking, and overwhelming…

“Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award!”

I'm thankful and grateful to have been nominated by The Life of Pebz for the Vincent Ehindero Award! Check out her amazing blogs by clicking this link > https://thelifeofpebz.wordpress.com/ To me, Pebz truly stands out because of her level of transparency of thoughts and being real with us! I value this greatly, thank you so…

“5 Ways to Maintain Your Weight While Fasting.”

Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh! Ramadan Kareem! I hope you’re all in the best of health and taking advantage of this month of mercy. I’m going to share 5 easy doable tips that will help us all manage our weight while fasting in general. #1 Drink Enough Water During Non-Fasting Hours! Hydration is beyond…

“10 Ramadan Tips for Success.”

Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh! Ramadan Kareem! I hope you're all in the best of health and taking advantage of this month of mercy. I'm going to share 10 tips that I believe will be beneficial for all of us (including myself). #1 Be sincere and have pure intention. Remind yourself of the purpose…

“Enemies of Our Own Progress.”

Audiobook: I notice weird energy when it comes to being the person who starts doing something new or different within several communities. In the Fulani community, there’s so many taboos. Although there are many taboos, I’m proud that we’re the generation that’s breaking barriers and doing something new that our ancestors were too afraid to…

“Fulani vs. Mandingo; Who Cares?”

Audiobook: Before I start, there is a short video below that briefly explains what is currently happening in Guinea just incase if you're unaware, check it out. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=389Dbs-MOn4 Okay so let’s just cut to the chase. I am angry and disappointed. How is Guinea going to progress as a country when its own people are…

“The Outbreak.”

Audiobook: The coronavirus started off as something continuously joked about. There's been memes and unfair racist backlash to the Chinese community. Ever since the coronavirus has been in the United States - things are getting serious. Schools are shutting down and switching to online coursework. People are now being forced to work from home. Professional…