The Power of “Staying Woke” and Why I’m Never Going Back to Sleep

When comedian-turned-director Jordan Peele wrote his blockbuster hit film Get Out, I wonder if he truly understood how much of an impact it would have on us Generation Y babies. If you haven’t checked out the movie,  it’s a must see – especially for young, Black professionals. Get Out is a racially-charged phenom that has challenged […]

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Tone Deaf: The Ongoing Fascination of Light Skin vs. Dark Skin in Black Culture

Within the Black community, we have a tendency to dismiss trends as mere “jokes” or cast them to hills as hilarious memes or “social media entertainment”. Yet, when the laughter turns to outrage for being too light or too dark – the imaginary line that was drawn is immediately thrust to the forefront as “crossing […]

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