SPECIAL EDITION: The Color Line

I do not know if it was premonition… a few months ago before the election of Donald Trump, The Color Line exhibition was announced in France at the Quai Branly Museum. The term “Color Line” was originally used as a reference to the racial segregation that existed in the United States after the abolition of…

How Becoming a Runner Changed My Life

” If you want to change your body, exercise. If you want to change your Life, become a runner”… As far as I can remember,  I have always been into sports. It was just a way of life for me. My  parents are from the French West Indies… where soccer and track are like religion. Growing…

Person of the Week: Former Basketball/European All Star… John Best

Lately “we” have witnessed minority injustices, black people “live and direct” brutality with the power of the media, Internet and cell phone. What has been underneath for so long is now public and worldwide. Black Lives Matter, Brigade Anti Negrophobie, College students, Athletes/Entertainers ect…are finally speaking out the truth about racism in our society. It’s…

Black Lives Matter Worldwide: Southern Laced welcomes the spokesperson of the Brigade Anti Negrophobie (BAN) Mouvement… Franco LOLLIA

If you remember my last article From Paris with Love, I was gushing about how my city was beautiful with our melting pot and population diversity. This diversity also brings some tension between the police and “minorities”. African Caribbean French citizens are facing the same struggle as African-Americans in the U.S. with the Black Lives Matter…

Thyroid Disease: Check Your Neck

Thyroid disease is a very interesting topic. I know all too well about the symptoms because I’ve been there. I thought I was going through a depression or just being bipolar. I was losing my temper, always crying… getting mad at everyone and everything. I started to lose weight. I was plagued with bad skin and…

From Paris with Love… Claudia

When people think about Paris.. they think about love.. proposal on the Eiffel Tower.. Good wine , good restaurants, champagne..fashion, “haute couture” The Louvre Museum.. Like in the movie.. So “cliché”…