The Black Widow Giveaway!

I’m so excited about my new novel coming out April 16. For years, I’ve wanted to write about a character similar to Jacquotte Delahaye.  Through her inspirational legend, I have written a story about Captain Scarlett. A woman pirate with a French father and a Haitian mother. She is a bad ass redhead of the…

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Women’s History Month is Here

This past February I’ve enjoyed my social posts of unsung heroes in Black History. I liked it so much that for March I would like to do it again. This time sharing the lives of exceptional women in history. As a woman of color, I get hit with the double whammy of glass ceilings and constantly being underestimated as well as misunderstood.…

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I’m Still Here: Songs that Empower Women

This holiday season I have been M.I.A. for many reasons. In the past three months, activities such as, Christmas shopping, school projects and recovering from pneumonia has just been a few stressful parts of my life.  But with every storm cloud comes a rainbow. And I’m getting pumped up for my next novel. The story is about a…

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I Feel You Through My Naps: Film Review of Netflix’s “Nappily Ever After”

As I was swiping through a selection of Netflix’s new releases, my finger stopped when I saw a shadowed figure of  big hair with natural curls sticking out. My excitement intensified when I read the title: “Nappily Ever After”. The novel with the same name was written by Trisha Thomas. It is the first book in this series that has been adapted into inspiring film. In this story, Violet Jones (played by Sanaa Lathan) has spent her…

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