Dear Effie

Effie Brown is a film and TV producer who produced projects that include Real Women Have Curves, Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her, and Dear White People. I admit, I hadn’t heard of her until several weekends ago, when I stumbled across the 4th season of Project Greenlight on HBO. (2013) IContinue reading “Dear Effie”

“…for a girl like me.”

That is the end of one of my favorite quotes from my all-time favorite movie. The movie: Pretty Woman I remember going to see Pretty Woman at a movie theater in 1990.  The movie instantly became my favorite. I am not joking. I loved it deeply, right away.  I cannot tell you the number ofContinue reading ““…for a girl like me.””

Sexual Assault: When Your Kids Need to Know More

My heart is aching this morning. I won’t be telling the details of why, but I want everyone reading this to know… tears have been shed and I am in a state of sadness. The #MeToo movement has shed even more light on sexual assault this week, and the victims have cast a net that hasContinue reading “Sexual Assault: When Your Kids Need to Know More”

Equal Pay 116 Years Away?!?

To know where to start after knowing a fact like the title, well, it would take a special kind of person to do this subject justice.  I’m sure going to try. Let’s start first by taking note that Google is currently fighting government accusations it is systematically paying women less than their male counterparts. Google arguesContinue reading “Equal Pay 116 Years Away?!?”