My Life Be Like

Reality TV: How Far Is Too Far?

Photo by Russell Ferrer on Unsplash I remember being younger and watching shows like The Real World, Big Brother and American Idol. These shows had real people with real issues and real talent. They weren't full of drama but were fun to watch, kept me entertained and didn't drain me from all the toxicity being… Continue reading Reality TV: How Far Is Too Far?

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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… Continue reading All Skinfolk Ain’t…

My Life Be Like

Hear My Voice

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… Continue reading Hear My Voice

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Quarantine Pussy

With the current state of the world and the pervasive devaluing of black bodies, I need vitamin D. Its like, no matter what we do or how we protest, its a problem for the WYPIPO. And just so we're clear, vitamin D isn't sunlight or orange juice. I'm talking flesh, girth, stroke, pleasure. Sex is… Continue reading Quarantine Pussy

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Dear (Insert Your Name Here)

Life requires us to perform an overview on those around us. We get use to the comfort of people, places, and even ourselves that we forget to acknowledge our appreciation. If not our appreciation, then just our growth or changed perception. Sometimes our actions aren’t reflective of the words we have in our hearts. Our… Continue reading Dear (Insert Your Name Here)

Life

Hot Girl Summer Or…

In 2019, I have been scaling back on my interaction with the opposite sex. As lonely, horny and bored as I get, I have been putting all my energy into my brand and my web series. However, with it being Summer time everyone has decided to come out the cuts. Its like all the men… Continue reading Hot Girl Summer Or…

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Black Marriage: What Happened to Getting Married and Settling Down?

When I was growing up and going through puberty my mom noticed that I started having an interest in girls. I have this theory that you're not really black if you first started liking girls and the first things your mother told you wasn't , “Don’t bring no goddamn white girl up in my house.”… Continue reading Black Marriage: What Happened to Getting Married and Settling Down?

Hidden Gems, interviews

Meet Modeling Sensation, Bola Gbadebo

Bolawa Gbadebo, 26, is a Nigerian model from Chicago who recently won the face of Luster Pink. She has been modeling for three years and has a plethora of upcoming projects in the works. Check out our exclusive interview with this talented queen below.   At what moment in your life did you realize you… Continue reading Meet Modeling Sensation, Bola Gbadebo