1999. As a high school senior, senioritis was a real outbreak among my peers, as it is for every class in high school when your collegiate pursuits have been realized and met with acceptance letters and scholarship money. Long before I could take advantage of the "workplace" slump in Newspaper by dedicating the entire Entertainment … Continue reading How the Films “Rosewood” and “The Velvet Goldmine” Shaped my Post-Secondary Education #BlackExcellence #BlackHistoryMonth #LoveisLove #LGBTQ
Initially, Miss District of Columbia had already intrigued me. She wasn't just the cute wannabe model; she was in the military. She wasn't just IN the military; she was a COMMANDER! In her profile package, Miss DC stands in front of a classroom of uniformed (mostly male) officers in her own Army fatigues with her hair pulled back neatly. Her makeup is is light and complimentary. The image of this 26-year-old woman of color garnering that level of authority was so inspiring.