Initially this blog was entitled, Independence Day. Why, because my life as a Neophyte entrepreneur has a certain freedom that is invigorating and scary, in equal measure. I had nearly completed the post when my phone died. As I was waiting for my phone to charge to return to the post, I thought about this tweet I re-tweeted today. I just need to go the hell off for a hot minute.

The LA Times reported recently that publisher, McGraw-Hill has agreed to reprint a geography book that referred to slaves as “immigrants” and that my ancestors came over to “work.” (

Immigrants…IMMIGRANTS, are you flipping kidding me with this??!?  I don’t do cruises now cause I see what happened the last time my people got caught up on a boat. Continue reading Freedom