A Belle in Panama: I Saw God in Myself

A Belle in Panama: I Saw God in Myself

Remember a couple weeks ago when I saw “For Colored Girls…” as a play, for the first time? (If not, click here.) There was this moment in the “green room” (which was not green, just a

A Belle in Panama: Isla Taboga

A Belle in Panama: Isla Taboga

  I got up early this AM (Friday) and took a ferry to Isla Taboga. I left too early to grab free breakfast at the hotel, so I found a hotel on the island that was still serving it. The plan

A Belle in Panama: The Art of Doing Nothing

A Belle in Panama: The Art of Doing Nothing

You know what is my biggest issue being in Panama? Stopping me from me. I keep looking for things to do to keep me busy: a walk here, a ferry there, a cab here, a look-see there, etc. I set my

A Belle in Panama: The First 24.

A Belle in Panama: The First 24.

It took me 12 hours to get to Panama. I’d planned for 8. Actually it took me 6 days and 12 hours. Let me explain.I was supposed to leave for Panama on July 10, the day after my birthday. I

The Root: Did Pam Oliver’s Haters Help Push Her Aside?

The Root: Did Pam Oliver’s Haters Help Push Her Aside?

Veteran journalist Pam Oliver has been a staple on the sidelines of the NFL for a very long time—20 years, in fact. But her role there, at least in the top position, has abruptly come to end.

The Root: Should I Snitch On A Cheating Friend?

The Root: Should I Snitch On A Cheating Friend?

Dear Demetria: I have a friend who recently confessed to me that she slept with a mutual friend’s husband. The same mutual friend invited everyone over to her house, and my friend came, acting

  • A Belle in Panama: I Saw God in Myself
  • A Belle in Panama: Isla Taboga
  • A Belle in Panama: The Art of Doing Nothing
  • A Belle in Panama: The First 24.
  • The Root: Did Pam Oliver’s Haters Help Push Her Aside?
  • The Root: Should I Snitch On A Cheating Friend?

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A Belle in Panama: I Saw God in Myself

Remember a couple weeks ago when I saw “For Colored Girls…” as a play, for the first time? (If not, click ...

A Belle in Panama: Isla Taboga

  I got up early this AM (Friday) and took a ferry to Isla Taboga. I left too early to grab free breakfast at ...

A Belle in Panama: The Art of Doing Nothing

You know what is my biggest issue being in Panama? Stopping me from me. I keep looking for things to do to keep me ...

A Belle in Panama: The First 24.

It took me 12 hours to get to Panama. I’d planned for 8. Actually it took me 6 days and 12 hours. Let me ...

The Root: Did Pam Oliver’s Haters Help Push Her Aside?

Veteran journalist Pam Oliver has been a staple on the sidelines of the NFL for a very long time—20 years, in ...

The Root: Should I Snitch On A Cheating Friend?

Dear Demetria: I have a friend who recently confessed to me that she slept with a mutual friend’s husband. The ...

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