Sade Adu…Issa Vibe!

Before Tweet, Solange, Jhene Aiko, or SZA, Sade was the soundtrack for a bubble bath and wine kind of night. Every now and then, I have one of those days. The kind of day that grinds my gears and vexes my soul. I need some me time. I need to unplug before my circuits explode. My... Continue Reading →


Hella Expectations: The Modern Black Woman and Age Old Themes

The second season of HBO’s Insecure was filled with thought provoking plot twists that left the audience feeling just as insecure as the characters. Issa Rae, the producer and writer, has done an excellent job of presenting these issues through her characters without preaching. The audience is allowed to create his or her individual opinion.... Continue Reading →

J. Cole’s “Neighbors” Just Hit Home for Me

THE FOLLOWING BLOG IS ABOUT AN INCIDENT THAT HAPPENED THIS PAST SUMMER. I WAS SO EMOTIONAL THAT I COULDN'T RELEASE IT UNTIL NOW. LET ME KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS. “Perception is reality,” she whispered as she narrowed her eyes and made eye contact with each student. Ms. Anglin was my favorite teacher in school because she... Continue Reading →

Magical Thinking and the Magical Black Girl #InsecureHBO #HellaQuestions

My ancestors were enslaved. Enslaved people were taught to believe that slavery was their place. They were supposed to be owned by White people, but their situation was not entirely hopeless because of one of the most dangerous words in the English language. IF. If they were good, obedient slaves, then they should go to... Continue Reading →

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