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Real Love Shown
Real Love Shown Art Pic - Nia's Piece

One of my Facebook friends tagged me in a note about relationships. An interesting note, it talked about being “suspicious of those who have to let the world know how much they love each other,” how sad it is “when you have to brag about how much you love someone” and the danger of opening up your relationship to public…

Help Haiti Update – Fundraising Events!
A injured child receives medical treatment after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 13, 2009. Photo by Eduardo Munoz/REUTERS

As  promised in my Help Haiti post, here are some events happening over the next few days to help raise funds for the relief efforts in Haiti: TORONTO FOR HAITI Host: Groupe Professionnel Haïtien de Toronto (GPHT) When: Friday, January 22, 2010 at 8:00pm Place: Revival, 783 College St., Toronto, ON Cost:  $20.00 Groupe Professionnel Haïtien de Toronto (GPHT) will…

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
Dr. Martin Lurther King Jr.

“Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Reverend, academic scholar and Civil Rights activist, practiced non-violence and civil disobedience to help change the racial inequalities of his time. Born January 15, 1929, King helped transform the…

RIP Teddy Pedergrass
Teddy Pedergrass - Nia's Piece

Listening to his music was easy because my mom had all of his albums. She prided herself on her record collection, which included some of the best R&B artists of the 70s & 80s. Names like Kool & The Gang, Ohio Players, Chaka Khan, The O’Jays, Minnie Riperton & Rick James all stood out, but Teddy Pedergrass was her man.…

Help Haiti

As you know, yesterday Haiti was hit by its strongest earthquake in more than 200 years. Haitian President René Préval says the 7.0 earthquake has killed hundreds of thousands of people and left Port-au-Prince, the capital city, in ruins. The damage is catastrophic. Reports continue to come in describing the devastation, with calls for help from the international community. I’m…