Mother's Day for my family is always a special day celebrating the moms in our family. We get together for a day of hanging out with each other and breaking bread, potluck style. Each year I tell my husband that I don't want any gifts or flowers. I guess I just don't like the fuss. I'd much rather receive gifts from the heart and hand-made gifts from the kids. I love their little faces when they walk up to me, sort of hiding their presents behind their backs as they sheepishly walk toward me saying "close your eyes!" I close...Read more
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Update: blog posted to Huff Post and promoted by Huff Post Black Voices 05/08/2017 05:44 pm ET NIOBE: SHE IS DEATH BY JAE LEE (STRANGER COMICS) My sister and I, as biracial (Black and Mexican) ‘tweens in the 80’s walking off the school bus at our new middle school in a predominately white neighborhood felt alienating and alone. It was at a time when the local school district thought busing children of color to predominately white schools was the move. They called themselves helping improve our educational standing. But what it proved to us was how different we were and how...Read more
We were super excited to be invited to a private event to try a $100 Margarita, enjoy delicious food, and company last week at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar as they partnered with Tequila Herradura. Tequila Herradura is an ultra-premium 100 percent agave tequila poured into Baccarat, a world-renowned fine crystal manufacturer, to provide an elevated Cinco de Mayo celebration. From May 4-6, guests can toast the occasion by indulging in a one-of-a-kind $100 Margarita. I hope you get a chance to head to Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and try it for yourself! Disclosure: We attended this private event and received...Read more