Do More

  Since the untimely death of Prince Rogers Nelson, we all have shared so many images, clips, and quotes of the icon known as Prince. Yet, of all the clips and posts that I shared about Prince, this has to be the most touching. I pray that this resonates with you as much as it did [...]

March To Your Own Beat

Always march to the beat of your own drum.  Peace & Love, Aronya (aka herownbeat)

A Tribute To Prince

We will party like it's 1999 as our guitars gently weeps tears of purple rain. We may lay face down as we feel for you. We may get a little delirious, but this is a sign "o" the times. When doves cry and we mourn your passing, your legacy will live here on after. And that is worth [...]

5 TED talks that will change the way you think about Africa

From the One.org Blog: 5 TED talks that will change the way you think about Africa We’ve chosen five thought-provoking TED talks that will change the way you think about Africa in just one hour. From the dangers of stereotyped perceptions of the continent, to entrepreneurship and business, to health and education, these five inspiring [...]

Dear Bethenny…

Dear Bethenny, I would like to thank you for taking the opportunity for pushing women back, particularly black women, at least 30 years. I thought we were past the age of needing to sleep our way to the top, or at least having to give a little Lewinsky every now and then (sorry Monica). Darn [...]

Community Quote

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~Anne Frank

Here’s the impact of having two Latinas run for Congress in the D.C. suburbs

The impact of having two Latinas run for Congress in the D.C. suburbs #Elections2016 #Politics #LatinoTwitter http://ow.ly/4mI7v4  

When You Can’t Vote for Daddy

I promise this won't be a blog just about Donald Trump. Yet, right after I posted my previous blog, I found this wonderful article on NBC News, which blasts the Trump kids inability to vote in time for daddy because they didn't change their party affiliation in time. Carrie Dann reported: Trump conceded Monday that [...]

If Trump Becomes President…

I have been wondering what would happen if Donald Trump would become president. Some options for me have included moving to Mexico or Belize. You wouldn't have to worry about a wall to keep people out; rather, would you need it to keep citizens in? But then I wonder if this Trump campaign is all [...]

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools

I had to share this incredible story before I went to bed. It's always great to end the night on a good note. Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she’ll attend one of the Ivy League Schools. She has a 101.6 GPA and was also a [...]