My Life Be Like

Hear My Voice

By Vuyisa Akuchie Hear my voice! “You’re what? I’m black and I’m proud!” This method of ‘call and response’ would be a regular saying in my household, as a reminder that I should be proud of my black skin and my heritage. “Your all a bunch of? WINNERS!” It wasn’t enough to just be proud… Continue reading Hear My Voice

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Black on Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review by: Vontress Renae’

*  Please be advised this is an advanced review. The episode will be released on December 9th on Seeka.tv *   I must say that this episode was hard to watch for me. Every negative thought, word, action and reality of the way that black men and women perceive one another came out in this… Continue reading Black on Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review by: Vontress Renae’

My Life Be Like

Colorism: Blacker The Berry Sweeter The Juice

  When I was younger, one of my first times dealing with colorism was watching two black girls at recess arguing about something I can’t recall. Insults were being tossed back and forth but one female who was lighter compared to the other girl, screamed at her and told her that she was an African booty… Continue reading Colorism: Blacker The Berry Sweeter The Juice

Hidden Gems

Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (Peace and Riot Edition)

In continuing my search for local WOC (Women of Color) owned businesses, I came upon  Peace and Riot. Located in Bed Stuy, I decided to make my way over and check them out. Peace and Riot melts perfectly into the scenery of parks, trees, small shops and brownstones in Bed Stuy. Peace and Riot is… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (Peace and Riot Edition)