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 … More Hear My Voice
Hi. If you read my very first Queen Media Collective blog, you read my little two sentence introduction. If you do not know what I am talking about, obviously you need to back up a few posts to familiarize yourself with me. Matter of fact, if you haven’t read any of my previous blogs, have … More Letter To A Real Queen
Vulnerability was always something I feared, it represented weakness, it made me afraid of myself. As a young black person I find myself always trying to hide the deepest parts of me, silence all the loud statements that my personality makes. Vulnerability is what I’ve wanted from loved ones, it’s what I wanted for myself … More Diving into Vulnerability
Anxiety. The worst thing ever, but common among most young adults. Yesterday I started thinking about my future. I looked at my phone it was approximately 11:53 PM. I thought about my life in its entirety. Literally thoughts of my childhood, thoughts of college, my life currently and the future I dream of, all filled … More Dear Anxiety, Go Away! K, thanks.