We All Have Our Armor On

It's okay to let your guard down...or so my therapist tells me.

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On Perfection [and Sally Ride]

"If you are silent about your pain, they'll kill you and say you enjoyed it"- Zora Neale Hurston [Disclaimer: I'm writing this for anyone who have felt like the world or the people around them was too much, but I'm writing it from the perspective of a black woman. I hope you can find your truth … Continue reading On Perfection [and Sally Ride]

What’s The Point of A Truth?

So this week in pop/hip-hop circles, four albums that people more or less have been waiting on dropped. J.Cole, Chrisette Michelle, Kelly Rowland, and Kanye West all dropped albums yesterday and hip hop heads the world over rejoiced. It was basically a firestorm of reviews and acclaims and critiques and twitter quotes. Although i refused to purchase … Continue reading What’s The Point of A Truth?

Black Privilege (The Fried Chicken and Watermelon Legacy)

Disclaimer: If you are easily offended by any discussion of race that doesn't end in "let's all hold hands and share love across the world because in the end we're all one race:the human race" then stop reading this now. If you just so happen to not be Black and are deeply disturbed by the … Continue reading Black Privilege (The Fried Chicken and Watermelon Legacy)

We’ve All Gone Mad [Why me and Don Draper ain’t vibing]

The NAACP Image Awards were filmed recently and I know they're going to air in the next week or so but of course a majority of the highlights are already on Youtube. As I was perusing the various clips I came across one of Kerry Washington being honored for her political activism and I was like "Go … Continue reading We’ve All Gone Mad [Why me and Don Draper ain’t vibing]