Ghetto: (Merriam Webster) A part of a city in which members of a particular group or race live usually in poor conditions (Urban Dictionary) When someone is to be described as “ghetto” – it is used to describe that persons STATE OF MIND. “Ghetto” can be both a noun and an adjective. So, in this case, it is … More Ghetto


Justified: (Merriam Webster) To provide or be a good reason for (something): to prove or show (something) to be just, right, or reasonable. (Urban Dictionary) What somebody is referred to as they perform a stupid act. This past week has been an emotional rollercoaster. It all began when Alton Sterling was shot and killed by police … More Justified


Signs: (Merriam Webster) Something (such as an action or event) which shows that something else exists, is true, or will happen. (Urban Dictionary) Signs are actions a person does/says to subtly indicate to another that they are interested in them, be it romantically or sexually. Life is really just a question of reading the signs. How often … More Signs


Procrastination: (Merriam Webster) To be slow or late about doing something that should be done : to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc. (Urban Dictionary) Avoiding doing something for as long as possible, sometimes not doing it at all. Well, I think the … More Procrastination


Shit: (Merriam Webster) Nonsense, crap. (Urban Dictionary) The most functional English word. My father used to tell me stories about how his older sister would stay up late at night and practice cursing because the kids at school used to pick on her. I can say that the practice worked, because ever since I’ve known … More Shit


Death: (Merriam Webster) The end of life: the time when someone or something dies. (Urban Dictionary) Death is the end of life. When I was a kid, my grandmother had a friend named Ms. Fullerton. I believe they met each other at church. Ms. Fullerton was such a close friend of my grandmother’s that she even … More Death


Karma: (Merriam Webster) The force generated by a person’s actions held in Hinduism and Buddhism to perpetuate transmigration and in its ethical consequences to determine the nature of the person’s next existence. (Urban Dictionary) Some say it’s a bitch. I could probably think of a million stories to tell about karma. But the day I … More Karma


Humble: (Merriam Webster) Not proud or assertive. (Urban Dictionary) An admirable quality that not many people possess. It means that a person may have accomplished a lot, or be a lot but doesn’t feel it is necessary to advertise or brag about it. We all have “that friend” or know a person that ALWAYS brags … More Humble


Patience: (Merriam Webster) Having little or no importance or significance. (Urban Dictionary) The ability to stand (without complaining) long periods of hardship, boredom, being with parents or other difficult individuals, or being at a place you rather would like to leave. Often classified as a requirement for raising children, a relationship, learning, life, achieving anything, … More Patience


Re-nig: (Merriam Webster) (Alternate spelling, Renege) To go back on a promise or commitment. (Urban Dictionary) To back out of a deal or a promise. If you have ever been to a family reunion, BBQ, or any type of house party where older black people are in attendance, then you have probably heard the term “re-nig” before. … More Re-nig