When “No” is Not Enough: Combating Sexual Harassment in a Misogynist’s Society

Long-time news news correspondent Matt Lauer was fired from NBC today for allegations of sexual harassment. Film producer and former film executive Harvey Weinstein recently took numerous L’s with over 83 allegations being pitted against his impeccable Hollywood rep. The United States of America’s own Donald J. Trump was even accused of sexual misconduct during […]

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Dear Baby Boomers

Dear Baby Boomers, I’m a millennial. And, I’m damn proud of it. And, as an esteemed millennial, I get sick and tired of enduring the criticisms associated with every baby born after 1981. We get a malicious rap for being entrepreneurial visionaries who believe the world should cater to our every beck and call. We […]

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#GirlBoss Approved: Netflix’s Dear White People

I’m only 5 episodes into Netflix’s Dear White People and I’m hooked. This delightfully blunt, charismatic tell-all follows the journey of eight African-American students who attend a prestigious PWI (Predominantly White Institiution). Dear White People is the answer to my generation’s struggle of deciphering between falling victim to the pressures of assimilation or radically defending […]

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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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Do #BlackLivesMatter Anymore?

It happened again. And, my heart is extremely heavy this morning. Looking back, I can recall the senseless 2012 murder of 17-year old Trayvon Martin. I was a recent college graduate and I remember weeping for this young king who I knew absolutely nothing about. The world was held captive by the story of his […]

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#BlackGirlMagic: Why Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber Is A Big Deal

Real talk: I’m not a fan of beauty pageants. I never really understood the significance of their existence and I’m always partial to the methods that are taken to decide upon an ultimate winner. Yet, this year’s Miss USA 2016 edition has drastically changed my mind. Get this: the newly-crowned queen is a sistah! Yep, […]

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