Black History Month is triggering. This is the one time a year that you see top notch brands finding ways to make their non-inclusive selves all inclusive. It’s hurtful and sad as hell. They think that if they use an image of a Black person or an African print they’re paying mad respect to the … More Blood Diamond
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As we know the cannabis industry is growing tremendously as more places in the U.S begin to legalize medicinal and recreational marijuana. There has also been a rise in YT “progressives” capitalizing off of marijuana by starting lucrative businesses. All over the country people are opening dispensaries, and promoting their cannabis businesses on Instagram. … More Don’t Touch my Weeeeeed!
“Every young black male who was in the park last night is suspect in the rape of that woman who is fighting for her life” Words spoken directly from the Controversial Netflix Series “When They See Us.” Directed by Ava DuVernay. Watching the first 15 minutes I was at a loss for my words. I … More Will They See Us?
I’m really starting to realize it’s not always the job that I don’t like but the people I work with that make me dread coming into work. No matter where you work or how much you enjoy the job I can guarantee you there is going to be that one person who irks every living … More Dude, You’re Not My Boss!
I have always been one to be fairly quiet. Keeping my emotions in and allowing others around me to use their words to get me down. Mostly for two reasons; 1. I did not want to have confrontation with anyone (verbally or physically). 2. I felt that because I had so much built up, no … More The Struggle Between being the Bigger Person and Telling it Like it is
When it comes to the Bay Area, it’s a special place filled with diversity, booming tech businesses that collide with art and budding communities, historical landmarks and more. Each area of the Bay has its own style and flair, and we can’t help but be proud of where our roots in the Bay have grounded … More The Tech Bubble: Finding Safe Spaces for POC in The Silicon Valley