me right nowIn defining myself, I want what I share about my life to amount to more than just a bunch of declarative statements on Facebook and Twitter. I want people to see action and witness change.

I can talk to you all day about what I want from life and where I see myself, but it is more important to me that I be a woman of action.

I don’t want to just know the rhetoric; I want to actually put in the work.



When Mrs. Obama was roughly 12 minutes into her 20-minute remarks at a home in Northwest Washington, a woman at the front of a crowd of about 200 people began shouting for President Obama to issue an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity. But where Mr. Obama, more accustomed to such interruptions, typically waits in place for the protester to stop and perhaps acknowledges the complaint, his wife chose direct confrontation.

via Michelle Obama Confronts Heckler at Fund-Raiser –


Michelle Obama with the, “OK, what we not gon’ do is…”

Well, it’s official: The nine most frightening words to cross a television screen are: “Executive Produced, Created, Written and Directed By Tyler Perry.”

They are main credits of “The Haves and the Have-Nots,” a nighttime soap opera that debuted on OWN Tuesday night, marking the beginning of a much touted collaboration between Perry and Oprah Winfrey.

— from Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey don’t have it in ‘Have-Nots’.

The shade here is so strong, I’m looking for sunlight now.