September started out really rough for me. My niece’s cousin was killed in late August and buried a few days after what would have been her 9th birthday. Two associates of mine, mothers passed; both succumbing to longtime illnesses. I usually start out my birthday month full of excitement and countdowns, but this year… Continue reading 29 Candles
Tonight, I mourn the loss of an angel Jada. She was just 8 years old. Killed, by a bullet in a drive by shooting in front of her home. She was just 8 years old. The city of Miami Gardens, much like Chicago is no stranger to vicious and violent crime. Day after day, week… Continue reading Our Children Are Dying.
Hey my BBE family….I wanted to drop a quick note that I’m taking a break from the blogging. I really need to complete my book and with so many distractions it’s become impossible 😩😩😩 So I’ll be off writing and once I come back my book will be published and ready to purchase! Be on… Continue reading Gone Writing…..
Written By Robyn Jasmine for A Brown Belle Exchange The last 72 hours have been exhausting to say the least. The country that we live in has been in an uproar (once again) due to the slaughter of Black Men. I used the word slaughter, because that’s exactly the term that fits best.… Continue reading All We Ever Did Was Be Black
Written for A Brown Belle Exchange by Robyn Jasmine The American Black Film Festival (originally the A stood for Acapulco) ABFF, founded in 1997, is an annual event dedicated to showcasing entertainment content made by and about people of African descent to a worldwide audience. This past weekend was one of the most amazing, humbling… Continue reading My #ABFF Experience
Written By: Robyn Jasmine for A Brown Belle Exchange So earlier this week, I posed this question to my Face book family that I needed clarity on… “Serious question: Are we as women letting men we date drive our cars? For example, we meet a guy and start dating 2-3 months….is it cool to… Continue reading Letting your new man Drive your car; Desperate or Diplomatic?
Happy valentine’s Day lovers!!! The last 14 days on my Instagram page have been dedicated to “Black Love”. I wanted to post a picture each day of a “fictional” couple we recognize from movies or television, that embodied what I envision black love to be. Powerful, strong, nurturing, optimistic, loyal, dedicated, and committed. I’ve… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Edition: 14 Days of Black Love