Being Black in a PWI….Challenge Accepted

If there’s something that colleges and universities love, it’s diversity. Not only because of the student body, and the rise of the population, but let’s be honest. When people see diversity, the university sees dollar signs. However, I truly believe that administrators don’t understand what African American students go through. I would know, I’m one … More Being Black in a PWI….Challenge Accepted

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 … More Hear My Voice

Homeschooling My 5-Year-Old During the Shut Down.

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash When this whole talk of coronavirus came into play I didn’t think much of it, yet alone think it would lead to us basically being prisoners in our own homes; unable to enjoy the company of family & friends. It’s not like I was much of a social person in the first … More Homeschooling My 5-Year-Old During the Shut Down.

Lifesavers R Us

  I’ve got another story from my sophomore year in college. I had 3 other roommates in our apartment style dorm unit that year. We all had separate rooms but shared a common area and a kitchen. I had two roommates from New Orleans. Ironically, they had the same names as well. I called one … More Lifesavers R Us

The Perfect One

Right before high school started my friend Curtis Philips introduced my friends and I to some high school guys who lived in his neighborhood. We started hanging out with these dudes and they were so cool! Meeting them gave me high hopes about high school, because they were all in the 11th grade and most … More The Perfect One