The Making of a Total Woman!

Shemeka Michelle Chris Clark, Christina Clark, Christina Hope Boyd, Crx Clark, Mature Conversations, NG Contributor, Personal Empowerment, Society, Women

~Crx Clark ”All my life I’ve been searching,” but I didn’t know what I’d been searching for. I’ve always referenced this catch phrase in my poetry, when contemplating a new love interest, or when I decided to rewind and remind my broken- hearted mind. I never asked myself this question when I was happy but how many times would I …

Black Women Are Taught Not to Need a Man

Christina Clark Chris Clark, Christina Clark, Christina Hope Boyd, Crx Clark, Family, Marriage, Mature Conversations, Men, NG Contributor, Relationships, Society, Women

~Crx Clark I saw a post on Facebook stating “White women are taught how to keep a man, but Black women are taught to not need a man.” I gasped for air when I read this, but why? Shemeka Michelle has already done a vlog on this matter. I see meme after meme celebrating the happiness of lonely women almost …

The New Zora Neale Hurston: Confidence Is Key!

Christina Clark Chris Clark, Christina Clark, Christina Hope Boyd, Journals of a 40-Year Old Student, NG Contributor, Personal Empowerment

~Chris Clark   Jumped out my ride with my anticipation on ten.  Adrenaline pumping, heart beating to the bass of Young Thug’s Thief in the Night.  My alter ego is ready!  Lolah doesn’t stand on lines, she walks upfront to bouncer and whispers they’re expecting me placing a fifty in his hand.  I’m not a celebrity yet, but I feel …

Who Am I……. WITHOUT Fairy Tales??

Christina Clark Christina Clark, Christina Hope Boyd, Education, Family, Journals of a 40-Year Old Student, NG Contributor, Personal Empowerment, Women Leave a Comment

  ~Christina Clark     I went to visit my professor before going to Ghana and she said you are so lucky to be able to put your life on pause. I was kind of taken back by the statement. I thought to myself how unhappy a woman must be to want to pause the life she had been dreaming …

Are We All Just Kelly in a Beyoncé World?

Christina Clark Christina Clark, Christina Hope Boyd, NG Contributor, Society, Women 1 Comment

NGSC: Christina Clark  I remember being a young girl hot in the ass as I pranced around my small New York room singing songs from television.  They were like R&B hits to me.  Seagram’s/ Golden Wine Cooler/ Seagram’s/ Golden Wine Cooler/ It’s Wet and It’s Dry…  I pretended to sip from a bottle while changing all of Bruce Willis’ boys …