Growing up I’ve never been the popular girl, despite what everyone likes to believe. My group of friends could barely form a triangle but throughout middle and high school, I didn’t think about it much. I might not have had a ton a friends but I still felt welcome. It wasn’t until I left college … More Cliques – I Don’t Need Em!
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
“Pac said Thug Life Stood for “The Hate U Give Little Infants F*cks Everybody. T-H-U-G L-I-F-E. Meaning what society gives us as youth, it bites them in the a*s when we wild out. Get it?” – Khalil Based on Angie Thomas’ debut novel director George Tillman Jr.’s The Hate U Give is a must … More The Duality of Two Worlds, Police Violence, and Racism: Why Everyone Needs to See “The Hate U Give”
I wasn’t with Benjamin for long, but it felt like forever. Our relationship was eight months of me trying to change him and mold him into what I wanted… it was a fail. It all started the summer before senior year when Ben randomly added me on Facebook. We never really talked at school, but … More The Lazy One
By the time I was 15 I was a MocoSpace addict. I would sneak on it in class, I would spend my whole lunch on it and as soon as I finished my homework I’d spend hours in the chat rooms. I met a lot of girls and guys on there, but the one person … More The One From MocoSpace
Tyree Brown was a 16 year old light skinned boy who worked at Quiznos. I was initially talking to his friend Adam, but we were introduced and he managed to steal my attention. After Ian, I decided I wanted to be open with my parents; no more lies and sneaking around. So the first day … More The Conceited One
I have come a long way! Haha, six years later no braids, no fake glasses. I am definitely way more confident now and happy about my appearance. I always wanted a nose ring, but I was scared to get it, because I do not like needles. However, I maned up last year and now my … More 2010 VS. 2016 #TheTransformation
Hey guys! Today was a long day. I worked, and now I am at home relaxing. I can’t believe it’s only Wednsday. I feel like this has been a long week haha. I have no idea why. Today I was reprimanded for being late to work. If you know me you know that I am … More The Struggle of being a Tidsoptimist