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Podcast Review: Black Girls’ Guide to Surviving Menopause: Decolonizing the Crone

My sister texted me the Black Girls’ Guide to Surviving Menopause (BGGSM) podcast January 2021. I was complaining about my symptoms and a lack of resources. I’ve listened to Seasons 1 and 2, and here’s my take: What I LOVE: Omisade Burney-Scott is a… Continue Reading “Podcast Review: Black Girls’ Guide to Surviving Menopause: Decolonizing the Crone”

It’s the Sweat and Itch for Me, Sis! by Tyran Butler

by Tyran Butler I used to sleep like a rock. I used to be as sharp as a tack. I used to be relatively easy to get along with, in most cases. I used to be younger. Perimenopause has changed my life. None of… Continue Reading “It’s the Sweat and Itch for Me, Sis! by Tyran Butler”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: January 2021 (Fear)

I am afraid. I fear the mental illness that’s coursed through my blood will surface at last. Thus far, I’ve escaped my mother’s schizophrenia, my aunt’s clinical depression, my sister’s depression, my niece’s trichotillomania, my other niece’s bipolar diagnosis, and my daughter’s anxiety. For… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: January 2021 (Fear)”

Oh, The Ho(rror)mones!

Crying? Check. Anger? Check. Frustration? Check. Daily daydreams of blowing up idiot drivers? Check. When I was a teenager, I did not have really bad PMS. Not mood wise. I mean I was a little more touchy. But none of the raging that other… Continue Reading “Oh, The Ho(rror)mones!”

Photo Feature: Tarra Conner jones

Tarra Conner jones (born 1970) is best known for her stage work in professional theatres. Some of her most notable works include: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Ma Rainey), The Color Purple (Sofia), Buddy Holly (Apollo Performer), Dreamgirls (Effie), Shrek the Musical (Dragon, Mama Ogre/Bear), … Continue Reading “Photo Feature: Tarra Conner jones”

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