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The Balancing Act

I was originally planning on posting this last Friday. However, due to the news regarding George Floyd, you got something totally unplanned. With that said, I hope that you enjoy this post and I’ll chat with you soon! Welcome back to another blog post! Thanks for sticking around as I’ve been semi-MIA! I was elbows […]

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My Finals Week Playlist: Freshman Year

By the time this semester is over I should have all these songs thoroughly memorized, don’t judge me. Let’s acquire a bit of context before we get started…Ya’girl is an official college student, which is honestly something I NEVER thought I’d actually commit too. But this year I decided to take the leap and so […]

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Lifestyle Mother Earth

The Color of Sustainability: Part One

Well hello darlings! Welcome back to another blog post and thank you for tuning in! Today’s theme is sustainability and the contributions of the gorgeous black/brown communities that influenced it! Let’s be clear, anyone can stand up for the environment and make the planet a better place despite what your skin color is, but if […]

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Lifestyle Self Love

This Is Me

Hello loves and welcome back to The Freed Sparrow! I hope all is well with you and your life, and I pray that you enjoy this post! Today’s post is going to be a little different, if you’ve been hanging around my blog for a while I’m sure you’ve read Madness, an open letter to […]

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Lifestyle

Quarantine Life: Social-distancing, Netflix, and the Future

Hey there everybody! Welcome back to another blog post! In the last month life has completely been put into perspective for me; not only my emotional health but my physical as well and how paranoia is the friend of uncertainty. I’m sure all of you are aware of what I’m alluding too: COVID-19 also known […]

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YouTube in your 20’s

Hey there! Welcome back to a new blog post! Today’s blog post is all about YouTube and how it’s made an unexpected change as I’ve gotten older! When I was young and incredibly impressionable I turned to the one thing most kids don’t…books! Yep, I’d lose myself in fantasy worlds and slay all the dragons […]

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Lifestyle The Excellence of a Legacy

A Love Letter to My Legacy

Legacy. What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.” Lin-Manuel Miranda Hey guys! Welcome back to another blog post! May I be the first person to welcome you into the wondrous world that is Black History Month. The one month a year in the United States when we […]

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Dear January

Well hello there! Welcome to another blog post from The Freed Sparrow! I hope that you’re doing well today, and that January has been a much-needed restart from the previous year. Today I wanted to take a minute to just write something candid and laid back, since it’s the end of the month and I’m […]

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One Year of Blogging: What I’ve Learned Up to Now

Do you know those parents that refer to their kids age in months rather than years? Excuse me while I’m that parent for a second…My baby is 26 months old give or take a few months! Three cheers to my lovely child for making it this long and may it live on for many years […]

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Favorite Ted Talks

Just over this past year I’ve fallen in love with three things: spoken word poetry, audiobooks, and Ted Talks. If you took a look at my unorganized folders on Youtube you’d find loads of talks given by people I admire and total strangers that I’ve never even heard of. I’ve learned so much about the […]