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I often try to stay clear of anything that isn't pop culture related on my blog..... Not for any reason other than the fact that I like to keep things light around here. But like most people like myself there is someone who is weighing on my heart.

Trayvon Martin.

...... I stopped watching the trial before the first week was up... As a sister of a black man,daughter of a black man,and future mother of a black man ,I couldn't handle it honestly ......
We in this country will travel to another country to fight 'terrorist ' but won't fight domestic ones here. 
In my eyes Geroge Zimmerman is a terrorist.
Yea,I said it.
This man has used violence and terror to achieve a result....... Too bad the result was the end of a child's life. Siblings are without a brother,a young girl is without a friend ,and parents are without a child because someone felt the need to 'stand their ground',a law that no one had heard of until a year and half ago......  He came out his house…

Whats 'shade'?

As a member of the ballroom scene,its always interesting to see heterosexual women(and ironically heterosexual men) use the terms that have come from it. Lately terms as 'serving face' getting their 'face beat' and the ever popular 'shade' have become almost mainstream....... Reality TV viewers have taken these terms,not realizing the origin of the words...  

Urban dictionary defines 'shade' as .....

1.Shade 

acting in a casual or disrespectful manner towards someone/dissing a friend throwing shade, acting kinda shady 2.shade 

Can be used as a noun or verb.

Noun form = illegitimate behavior

Verb form = typically accompanied with the word "throw" or "throwing," as in to "throw someone shade" meaning to act shady, fake, or funny around or towards them.



......And while the exposure of this beautiful sub culture that has birthed some of the most amazing and talented people Ive ever met in life is truly a beautiful thing, I am concern…