You know what?… I bet you the only culture or population of people who are not afraid to be unapologetically themselves are white people. Like have you ever really thought about that? Because when I think about it I am terrified. Terrified to be Black in front of Black people because my blackness might not … More Black & White
I can say Nigga. I can say Nigga and still demand respect. I can say My Nigga, My Nigga and still be simply me. I’ve decided that I can say Nigga, just like every white person can hide behind their skin. It’s just the privilege we’re born with.
Black History Month is triggering. This is the one time a year that you see top notch brands finding ways to make their non-inclusive selves all inclusive. It’s hurtful and sad as hell. They think that if they use an image of a Black person or an African print they’re paying mad respect to the … More Blood Diamond
Growing up I remember hearing exciting stories about my parent’s upbringing. They told me all about how the nineties were for them. I always enjoyed hearing the stories and seeing the old photos. They loved to talk about it and I loved to listen. Most of the time they could give exact locations on where … More The Void of a Black American
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 … More All Skinfolk Ain’t…
I feel like when black people think of therapy the first thing that comes to mind is, “That’s white people shit” and “What do I look like telling a stranger my business?” For me, when it came to therapy, it was something I had thought about here and there but figured there was nothing happening … More Therapy… It’s Not (Just) White People Shit