Okay, guys! We have A LOT to unpack pertaining to episode 6 of the digital series "Black on Both Sides". Creator, writer, and director Alonge Hawes definitely put a lot of thought and purpose into this episode, and before I delve into its analysis, I encourage every black man and woman to go and watch… Continue reading The Review: Episode 6 of “Black On Both Sides”
To care, or not to care? That is the question, or so it may seem One who boasts of an eye that's ever-watching But possesses an ignorance that's so mean The most inactive, entitled, hypocritical Person that you've ever seen Driven by fear, selfishness and loathing... Or something deeper in between Uninformed, unaware, unbothered Or… Continue reading Complacency
Ignorant Nepotistic Destructive Evil Prejudiced Egotistical Negligent Despicable Envious Nefarious Careless Extremist Independence Day... that's the U.S. way.
Beautiful Loving Amazing Creative Kind Innovative Nurturing Devoted Educated Proud Elegant Natural Dedicated Encouraging Noble Cultured Everlasting Black Independence Day... The right way. Despite the hate; we are here to stay. If you're offended, then be my guest. If you ain't with it, then get left with the rest.
Where do I start? Actually, I know where: THIS IS MY BODY! DON'T LIKE IT? OH WELL! Since when was it okay for men to delegate jurisdiction over a womb that doesn't belong to them? With the exception of some Transgender men, cisgender men do not have to endure the mental, physical, and emotional trauma… Continue reading Don’t Like It? Oh Well!
You mean to tell me that some man... gets to tell ME... about MY BODY? _ You mean the body I was born in? The body that I grew up in? The body that I am made of? The body that I feed? The body that I cloth? The body that I take care of?… Continue reading My Body
Okay, so is it just me or did the beginning of this year come in with a bang? Whether it was good for some of us or bad for others, the year 2019 came into the game wanting to make a statement! But the question is; what exactly is that statement? What are the blessings… Continue reading The Comeback: Getting Ready to Set it OFF!
I didn't see it. I didn't realize how... ... how natural it is... ... how inescapable it is. I thought that I was a failure Like I wasn't doing it right Like I was behind in life Like I was STAGNANT. I thought that my family would judge me Like I wasn't trying hard enough… Continue reading The Setback
Standing out in the fields under a scorching sun Arrested under the fear of whips and rabid dogs Forced to pick cotton or reproduce, whether we wanted to or not Sounds like history... my history. Perched on our hands and knees until they bled dark red Scrubbing floors, washing dishes, cleaning windows Using gritty… Continue reading History… My History