#ListenUp: VICE’s Intriguing Debate between Black Conservatives, Black Liberals and Black Independents

While perusing YouTube, I recently ran across a video by VICE. This 38-minute visual presents a valid debate between America’s millennial class of Black conservatives, Black liberals and Black independents. The debate covers a myriad of topics including why young minorities appeal to their respective political parties, the struggles of being a Black conservative/independent, and […]

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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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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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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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