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AE Notables 9.11 : Music Celebration

Music constantly updates itself, thanks to internet access. Sometimes it’s hard for me to stay caught up so I tend to stick with what I know – the safe and well-known sounds of yester-year. Yes I called it yester-year. No, yester-year doesn’t stay the same. I’m not the 50-year old relative holding one to the ONE…… Continue reading AE Notables 9.11 : Music Celebration

Activism · Black People · Black Women · Police Brutality · Racism

#WhatHappenedToSandraBland : Dash Cam Breakdown

Main image via Facebook. This is mostly a stream of consciousness. I watched the dash cam video and felt the need to my thoughts and feelings. This case is still developing and everything looks suspicious. I’m including pics of Sandra Bland from every day life to show her humanity. She didn’t deserve this pain. First…… Continue reading #WhatHappenedToSandraBland : Dash Cam Breakdown

Black Women · books · Feminism · Recommended Read · Spirituality · Womanism

Recommended Read: The Color Purple

Title: The Color Purple Author: Alice Walker Year Published: 1982 Notable Quote: “She say, Miss Celie, You better hush. God might hear you. Let ‘im hear me, I say. If he ever listened to poor colored women the world would be a different place, I can tell you.” Get It Now: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kindle The Color…… Continue reading Recommended Read: The Color Purple

Black Women · Feminism · music · Women

Reminiscing on Destiny’s Child: The Writings on The Wall

Bold Statement: Destiny’s is the last girl group of major fame. We know girl groups: The Supremes, TLC, Salt N Pepa. Destiny’s Child was the last one to make an impact on the world. I recently updated my iTunes with the albums I loved growing up, and as I listened to DC’s albums, I remembered…… Continue reading Reminiscing on Destiny’s Child: The Writings on The Wall

Black People · Black Women · Racism

The Rachel Dolezal Controversy: Less Answers, More Questions

Written by Ollie NOTE TO READER Please read the list below before continuing with this article…or hurt feelings may ensue. END NOTE People who do not have a RIGHT to be in an uproar about the Rachel Dolezal situation: People (white, black, brown, Puerto Rican, Haitian, talking cow, sausage with a soul…all “TCG” characteristics and…… Continue reading The Rachel Dolezal Controversy: Less Answers, More Questions

Black People · Black Women · Reality TV

And It Was Over With A Snap: Saying Goodbye to Sorority Sisters

I wasn’t a regular viewer, but since Sorority Sisters, VH1’s newest reality show, premiered I’ve been a supporter of its existence. Though I think I was in the minority. Many people, especially members of Black Greek Letter organizations (BGLO), strongly rejected the concept. They petitioned, voiced their opinions on social media, and even pressured companies to pull their commercials from…… Continue reading And It Was Over With A Snap: Saying Goodbye to Sorority Sisters