I'm super geeked to launch my new Mind of Malaka STORE! Check out my latest products and creations!

Cart

Madness

The Terror Strikes Again

My sister Adwoa's boyfriend has proclaimed her the second worst stripper/dancer on the planet. He has identified me as the first. The details as to why he would think my younger  sibling is such a horror in the art of seduction via dance have not…
Say what??

Is China Pissin' on U.S.?

This morning I woke up and read the news like usual. Suddenly, I caught a by-line that had me doing a double-take "China warns US against meeting Dalai Lama". The meeting could cause "serious damage to Sino - US relations" a Communist official warned; and…
Madness

Court Jester gets Punked

This Wednesday I was summoned to court on contempt charges by my daughter's douche bag sire. I can't assign him the title "biological father" or "baby daddy", because even those monikers carry more respect than he deserves. Anyhow, the charges read: Refusing visitation and Illegally…
Motherhood

Why I Abhor Family Portraits

My mother in law is a saint. She has a heart of gold and is overall just a good person. But like most saints and good-natured people, she is blind to the ugliness of this world. Whether it's because these folks choose not to see…
Say what??

So I saw Avatar…

...and I didn't really like it! (Wait while I duck from the stones and boulders that will be hurled at me shortly.) Sure, Avatar was a cinematic triumph featuring 3D technology, special effects and amazing color infusion, but I don't watch movies for the technology.…
Motherhood

White Power!

Quick! What was your first reaction when you read that title? I bet you images of skinheads and men in long white robes flashed in your mind. Maybe even a burning cross on a Black family's front lawn. "White power" means a lot of things…
Say what??

It's GREAT to be White in the USA

Man. I've always known you had a good thing going if you were born White in America. For a while, it was good to be born anything but Black in America...However thanks to 9/11, Arabs and Muslims have taken our place as the lepers of…
Motherhood

Something New

Typically when I hear the phrase “Something New”, I think of interracial couples and the angst they face a-la Sanaa Lathan and that very yummy blonde guy whose name always escapes me. But as of last week, the phrase “something new” means something completely different.…
Musings

Anybody else miss the 90's?

As far as I'm concerned, the 90's were awesome. There was global prosperity, playboy Bill Clinton was president, and everyone was generally in a good mood. Well, except for the Middle Easterners, but then they're always pissed off. Tyra Banks had shown us Black women could…