I stood in the kitchen at my parents’ house to make something to eat and my mom came out of nowhere. She stared at me for a few seconds and then she randomly asked me “Don’t you regret not dating one of your guy friends? They are all doing pretty well for themselves and they … More I Have A Problem…
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, … More Love Your Skin- stop the body shaming!
Remember hearing that a new video or album had just been released and you could go on to WorldStarHipHop and listen to majority of it? WSHH used to be the go to media platform that covered everything for us as black people. You used to have to check WSHH daily because every day was something … More Are These Platforms Created By Us to Bully Us?
Writer and director Fredrick Leach and producer Edwin Walker (E. Micheaux) are the men behind Caged Birds, an independent film about three oppressed black teens living in the suburbs who are forced to cover up the murder of a white bully, when a prank goes wrong. Check out this exclusive interview below! 1. What was … More Upcoming Film Caged Birds Will Be Impactful For Young Black Men
When I was younger I got made fun of constantly for being skinny. I was called a giraffe and boys would say things like “look at those mosquito bites” referring to my non existent boobs and “save some for the other trees” when I would drink from the water fountain. Most of my friends developed early … More My Body
Hey everyone! This blog is a little different than my usual ones: I wrote this for Shesbeenthere.com . It is a little more personal than I usually get so please enjoy: As tears came to my eyes, I balled my fists and cleared my throat. I couldn’t take it anymore; “Listen to me, you can … More That Time I Stood Up For Myself