My Life Be Like

Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam

(image courtesy of Shutterstock) I don’t think there has been a louder anti-racism revolt since the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Lives Matter revolution that we are witnessing right now is opening the eyes of America-- including white Americans -- to the violent systemic racism that exists in the United States. It is inspiring protests… Continue reading Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Black on Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review by: Vontress Renae’

*  Please be advised this is an advanced review. The episode will be released on December 9th on *   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’

Go Awf!

Don’t Like It? Oh Well!

Where do I start? Actually, I know where: THIS IS MY BODY! DON'T LIKE IT? OH WELL! Since when was it okay for men to delegate jurisdiction over a womb that doesn't belong to them? With the exception of some Transgender men, cisgender men do not have to endure the mental, physical, and emotional trauma… Continue reading Don’t Like It? Oh Well!

My Life Be Like

History… My History

Standing out in the fields under a scorching sun Arrested under the fear of whips and rabid dogs Forced to pick cotton or reproduce, whether we wanted to or not Sounds like history... my history.   Perched on our hands and knees until they bled dark red Scrubbing floors, washing dishes, cleaning windows Using gritty… Continue reading History… My History