There’s a such thing as being too fucking nice and I’ve yet to find my balance in it.
Written by Shalom Little. The idea of a Black messiah has been the topic of discussion over the past two years due to the raised awareness of systemic violence and discrimination we as Black people face daily. Maybe it is a Black messiah that renowned musician D’Angelo has been searching for the past 14 years…… Continue reading Riding The Vybz: D’Angelo & The Vanguard | “Black Messiah”
For some time now I’ve been thinking about what it means to be a black person in a so-called post-racial America. Living in the social media world, I see racism – or a variation of the sort – almost every day. On Tumblr, I hear about the black deaths that the new media…… Continue reading The New Black: More Helpful Than You Think
Recently Jada Pinkett-Smith made a status on her Facebook page (which was picked up by Sinuous Magazine) that has been gaining prevalence on social networking sites (well, in my circles anyway). The quote is being shared, liked, tweeted, and reblogged so often that my roommate, who has no Tumblr blog and certainly does not…… Continue reading It Was Awesome … Well, Kind Of
I recently came to the jarring realization that my boyfriend derails most of my conversations. Regardless of the topic. This is a problem. Not only because of the rudeness but because of what it represents: misogyny and patriarchy, both descendants of white supremacy wrapped into one. But the confusing and incredibly frustrating thing about it is, my boyfriend…… Continue reading I Refuse to Fight This Fight
Last week, I discovered a Facebook page titled,”Exposin Bum Ass Baby Daddies.” If the name of the page doesn’t make it obvious enough, I shall let it be known that the page served as a place where women could publicly denounce the men who, in their eyes, have failed as fathers. The page is no…… Continue reading "That’s My Baby Mama …. Yeen Know!"
Capable of capturing the attention of many, engaging individuals, and provoking thought. This is a description that some may doubt could apply to anything found on the internet. For those in that category, I question your browsing experiences. The World Wide Web is expansive enough to provoke every emotion you could ever feel in life.…… Continue reading Notables of the Week: Must-See Documentaries