All Skinfolk Ain’t…

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…

Complacency

To care, or not to care? That is the question, or so it may seem One who boasts of an eye that’s ever-watching But possesses an ignorance that’s so mean The most inactive, entitled, hypocritical Person that you’ve ever seen Driven by fear, selfishness and loathing… Or something deeper in between Uninformed, unaware, unbothered Or … More Complacency

Bitch, I’m Not Bitter… I’m Frustrated

Baby Mama – noun Slang: Often Disparaging and Offensive. ¹the biological mother of a man’s child, not married to the child’s father and usually not in a relationship with him.   The minute someone finds out you have a child the stereotypes start flooding the place. You’re no longer looked at as a MOTHER but a Baby Mama; The woman who can’t seem to let go of her baby daddy. The woman who’s always angry because … More Bitch, I’m Not Bitter… I’m Frustrated

Snitching, Police Officers and Taking Back Being Black

This is something that has always bothered me about black people, or at least people in poorer communities. “NO SNITCHING!” I have always thought this was the most ignorant thing you can say. If you see someone getting jumped, you better not say anything. If a girl gets raped, “oh hey that’s fucked up, but … More Snitching, Police Officers and Taking Back Being Black