Still We Rise: Dubbing 2018 The Year of the Black Woman

It’s 6:51 AM and I’m still reeling from finally getting a chance to witness the greatness that is Janelle Monae’s melaninated, buttery goodness of a video entitled “Pynk”. I’m the type of person who likes to wait for excessive hype to die down before I dive into checking out certain forms of creative expression. When the […]

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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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I Stand with Him: Why Colin Kaepernick’s Controversial GQ Cover is Long Overdue

GQ Magazine has officially named Colin Kaepernick as “Citizen of the Year” and I am completely overjoyed. Colin Kaepernick has spewed a much-needed dialogue amongst the American people. When the ex-quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the National Anthem, back in early September, the 30-year-old athlete gave birth to a movement […]

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Unplugging the ‘Gram

As some of you may know, I’ve taken few steps back from social media, Instagram especially… There were times where I found myself waking up in the AM and blindly scrolling for the morning tea (courtesy of @TheShadeRoom) and even stalking a few fashion pages for RiRi’s latest ‘fit; however, that vicious cycle of repeatedly […]

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#BlackGirlMagic Alert: VOGUE’s 73 Questions featuring Tracee Ellis Ross

Vogue‘s 73 Questions feature is one of my all-time favorite YouTube series! The esteemed fashion brand has continuously tapped Hollywood’s finest to indulge in a segment that dives into their personal lives while exploring their hobbies, their passions and all things fun (including favorite foods, movies, musicals… You know, all the good stuff!) Past celeb […]

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Footprints

Lately, the idea of change has been heavy on my mind. My family and I lost an esteemed loved one who was the glue that somehow held our flock together. I tried to draft a blog post on my feelings early on but each attempt cascaded into a reminder of the sheer shock and pain. […]

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