When Mo’Nique, Queen of Comedy in 2001, Oscar winner in 2010, asked that we support the boycott of Netflix because of low pay, I sat back and listened to her reasons. I read comments, tweets, blog posts and conversed with others about it all. And then Tracee Ellis Ross claimed that she too, Golden Globe winner, Emmy award nominated actress, is not being paid what she feels she is worth in comparison to a male counterpart who happens to also be an Executive Producer, on award winning comedy show, Black-ish. I again, listened, read and formed an opinion about what was going on.
Promises out of my control, can create a difficult situation if I’m not able to hold up your agreement for x, y and z. With that being said, there are some things that I experiences this year that I ain’t doing in 2019. Not making any promises, but I just ain’t doing them because they are either annoying or cause more anxiety in my semi-in need of therapy of a life.
In the mid 90’s hip hop artists, WuTang defined the acronym for C.R.E.A.M. – cash rules everything around me, get the money, dolla, dolla bills y’all! Fast forward to almost 30 years later, ‘Merica is showing us more than ever that if you don’t have money, you will forever be at the bottom of the totem pole.
In a letter to me, I will let you know that you have accomplished to be there for parental units, siblings, significant others, friends and your own mini me. It used to be seen as a sacrifice…