It is my privilege to salute Jennifer and Jordan Turpin, two young women who escaped and started over after a lifetime of the unimaginable. David and Louise Turpin raised their 13 children in secret squalor and tortuous rules, until, to save her siblings, Jordan found the courage at age 17 to leap into the world she'd never known.
Way to make everybody feel bad when the #1 trending movie over the gluttonous, lazy Thanksgiving Weekend shows us a 50something sister doing crossfit.
All my dear readers, friends and fam, have a beautiful Thanksgiving! I'm grateful for you! Just picked apples recently... we're gonna get a nice pie, maybe at least two apple frittatas for breakfast and late night snacks. More later... #Thanksgiving2021 #Blessed #Grateful #Love
An outstanding and necessary achievement for a musician of David's talent as well as his commitment to Chicago, culminating now in his film's inclusion in the "Made in Chicago" Shorts Program of the fame Black Harvest Film Festival at the Siskel Center.
These ladies both look beautiful, powerful and serene. Health always comes before weight. More self-made women in media, please.
I was so excited at the first impression I got for this book's film adaptation on its way. I'm an English major/major book nerd, so yes, the great Nella Larsen's Passing is a novel to define my college days. If you were a woman with melanin and not going into medicine or science as a career, you loved Passing. It was your Dynasty and Real Housewives franchise, yet so aged and psychologically impressive it was totally okay to call this soap opera a favorite novel. Oh, the drama..
Heard it's Nia Long Appreciation Day. I'm here for it. Here are some of my favorite interviews and appearances from her. Stream a Nia Long film tonight to show how powerful black women are and have always been for the arts and entertainment.