Current events have led me to dissect the well known quote "All my skinfolk ain't kinfolk." This quote, which was said by my Triumphant Soror Zora Neale Hurston, means that someone can inhabit a black body and be an agent of white supremacy. Because of the ongoing pandemic, people around the world have been forced… Continue reading All Skinfolk Ain’t…
I went to Sacramento on Friday the 6th to collect a BAG and then got the chance to see and spend time with my family. It was a beautiful day. I officially met my best friends' new friend, and we instantly clicked. I was offered a great opportunity from my God-uncle, Jhene' was on repeat… Continue reading Stop Getting Stolen
* 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’
Sex, it's good or whatever but have you ever had that I f*ckin hate you, I never want to see you again, throw me up against the wall type sex? It's lit right?! Well I ain't here to talk about that because I know nothing about snatching the soul from a man I personally hate… Continue reading Banging The Anger Away
Wow, I haven’t wrote a legit paper since college so bare with me! However, I continuously write poetry about love, lust, sex, racial issues, women’s empowerment, etcetera. Today we are going to focus on childhood traumas specifically in the black community. It’s a touchy subject that many black people know all to well in our… Continue reading Childhood Trauma “Part I”
On Sunday March 31st, community leader, entrepreneur and rapper Nipsey Hussle was murdered outside of his Marathon Clothing Store in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles. Nipsey was LA’s self-made legend who crafted his own space into the music industry, business and philanthropy by living by the “G Code”, or honoring the code of… Continue reading Nipsey Hussle: LA’s Self Made Legend
Once upon a time there was a girl. A shy girl, a quiet girl, such a naive girl . She was from a small city and knew only the things that city had to offer. She had always seen things about the big cities and told herself that one day she would move and live… Continue reading Once upon a time “HER” Domestic Violence Story
Baby Mama - noun Slang: Often Disparaging and Offensive. ¹the biological mother of a man's child, not married to the child's father and usually not in a relationship with him. The minute someone finds out you have a child the stereotypes start flooding the place. You're no longer looked at as a MOTHER but a Baby Mama; The woman who can't seem to let go of her baby daddy. The woman who's always angry because… Continue reading Bitch, I’m Not Bitter… I’m Frustrated
Body shaming is the act of humiliating people about their shape or size, and is one issue in society that affects women of all ages. Men tend to hide their insecurities, but we women talk about ours. On social media or among other women, most aren’t afraid to discuss the bodies they wish to have,… Continue reading Love Your Skin- stop the body shaming!
I'm really starting to realize it's not always the job that I don't like but the people I work with that make me dread coming into work. No matter where you work or how much you enjoy the job I can guarantee you there is going to be that one person who irks every living… Continue reading Dude, You’re Not My Boss!