Seven Years Down…A Lifetime to Go: Coping With the Loss of a Parent

On February 7, 2010 my dad died. His passing was very unexpected and as you could imagine it was very hard to accept. I rarely ever share the details of this day with anyone because I don’t want pity and also it’s a very private part of my life. However, I am deciding to share my story because this part of my life taught me a lot and I think others could benefit from reading my story and also how I overcame this part of my life. So let’s start from the beginning. February 7, 2010: The east coast was hit … Continue reading Seven Years Down…A Lifetime to Go: Coping With the Loss of a Parent

Avril Lavigne Opens Up for the First Time about Lyme Disease.

  Singer, Avril Lavigne shared to the the public last December that she had “health issues” and in April told she was diagnosed with Lyme disease. She was bedridden for about five months and also talked about one of the worst parts of suffering through Lyme Disease, which was the doctors treating her as if she was a “crazy person.” But thanks to her fans encouragement it was able to help her through a difficult time.  She spoke on “Good Morning America” while in tears describing the struggle that it was to find a diagnosis. she also was glad to … Continue reading Avril Lavigne Opens Up for the First Time about Lyme Disease.

Suspect Found in Shelby, NC After Charleston, S.C. Mass Shooting.

        In Charleston, S.C. A white man opened fire on Wednesday night at one of the oldest historically Black churches in the U.S. called Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  Eight people were found dead inside the church while two were rushed to the hospital. One of the victims who was rushed to the hospital died. One brave victim was a Five-year-old girl who played dead, who is now alive and recovering. Police said only three people survived. Suspect, Dylann Roof has been found and arrested. Roof was arrested during a traffic stop in Shelby, N.C.  The U.S. Justice Department has … Continue reading Suspect Found in Shelby, NC After Charleston, S.C. Mass Shooting.

Woman is a Walking Miracle After Being Shot in the Face and Chest. 

       32-year-old Latonya Taylor is the definition of a true miracle.  Last April 2014, LaTonya was shot in the face and in her chest when she was in her parents home in Wake County by her husband, Nathan Holden who she was separated from. He didn’t succeed to kill LaTonya but unfortunately killed both her parents.  Latonya was able to protect her kids, hiding all 3 of them in the closet. After being in a coma for a week, Taylor got be news about both of her parents being dead. The bullet went through LaTonya Taylor’s heart and … Continue reading Woman is a Walking Miracle After Being Shot in the Face and Chest. 

A Poem by Kristin Williams 

   Its crazy cuz the job i work at i can’t shop in Everybody that pops in, If they ain’t wearing mikes they lame and not in,  Lets stop all the fighting’, Those was just a few tips, Cuz black people was brung by slave ships  Now you see black girls shaking they’re hips, Or on the pole dancing for tips, Gang violence coming from young men lips, I guess black power ain’t here no more, I guess it got up and walk through that door, And we blame the youth towards the wrong way, Saying its a shame,  That … Continue reading A Poem by Kristin Williams