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The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead. Shockingly Raw But Totally Necessary

My chosen read for Black History Month was “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead. Before downloading this book onto my Kindle from my local library’s online catalog, I never heard of this book or its author. However, after doing some research, I found out that this book was highly acclaimed and awarded, including a 2017 […]

Channeling Your Power of Conduction – A Reflection on “The Water Dancer”

I recently finished reading “The Water Dancer,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ debut novel. This novel was chosen for Oprah’s Book Club, and Ms. Winfrey herself described the story as powerful.  Although it took some time for me to take in and digest this novel, I can confidently say that I’m glad I took my time with this […]

Changing the Black Girl Narrative : Education

I chose to make the first installment of this blog series about changing the Black girl narrative when it comes to education. With the current political and social climate in our country, it’s essential that we begin taking the initiative to change the narrative of future Black girls everywhere from an early age; where these […]

Childish Gambino’s Multiple Wake Up Calls in “This is America”

This weekend, Childish Gambino dropped a new song and music video called “This is America.” The video was nothing short of iconic. Loaded with poignant imagery and sharp comparisons, Childish Gambino’s piece was chock full of messages and wake up calls that we all should take a moment to absorb. We are all aware of […]

Kim Zolciak-Biermann- The New Face of Blind Racism

Last night, the RHOA season 10 reunion had social media abuzz. If you keep up with the show, throughout the season there’s been tension surrounding comments made by Kim Zolciak-Biermann and her eldest daughter Brielle Biermann. After attending an event at Nene Leakes’ home last year, a video surfaced on social media of Brielle in […]

If You Don’t Punch Your Black Son in the Face Every Day, it’s Child Abuse

Before you crucify me for the title, this is a joke from Chris Rock’s latest Netflix standup special “Tambourine” (A MUST SEE) In this special, Chris Rock gives a humorous point of view to the racial crisis that’s going on in America today. He opened up on a hot topic, police, police brutality and the […]

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