I never declared 2017 as “my year” but it ended up being so. It is my first full year as a working class citizen. I’m living in my own apartment and I’m working at a job that I genuinely enjoy. So naturally this idea of self preservation has come about; I want to preserve this…… Continue reading 2017: An Ode To Self Care
Monthly subscription boxes are one of the greatest inventions of the 2010’s. I’m personally subscribed to naturebox and lootcrate. There are subscription boxes for makeup, health products, books, and many other new millennium necessities. A market that is often overlooked however, is men’s grooming. “G+Co. Apparel is a fashion brand that brings distinguished looks, affordable…… Continue reading G+Co. Apparel
A black owned business always catches my eye because in the grand scheme, there aren’t too many here in the United States. But a black owned restaurant catches my eyes, ears, taste buds and everything else because 1. I love food and 2. I haven’t met a cuisine that black people can’t put their foot…… Continue reading Restaurant Review: The Pink Tea Cup
Yesterday, BET aired their annual awards show. The June awards show celebrates achievements in music, television, movies, and philanthropy with a focus on the national black community. In that night, black twitter comes together to watch the show and generate jokes, memes, and gifs for the second half of the year. Now, we do have…… Continue reading And I Will Continue To Watch The BET Awards
Recently, tv land saw the cancellation of The Get Down and Underground. Once the news hit social media, individuals began putting together their best 140 characters as to why our beloved predominantly black casted shows were being cancelled. Even I joked around, tweeting “they don’t want to see us on tv.” With reality tv being…… Continue reading The Cancellation of Predominatly Black Casted Shows: A Theory
Many of us use celebrity references for #BlackLove. Will and Jada and Denzel and Pauletta are great examples but there are also a few in our realities. James and Abiola Booker are an up and coming example of the hashtag. They have recently launched their youtube channel James_Abiola with the…… Continue reading James and Abiola
In this past week, three nooses were found hanging in various parts of Washington D.C. Not only is this a sign that the United States in not over our dehumanizing, shameful history, but it’s also a sign of the energy people are willing to waste on hate. As each story rolled out, I began to…… Continue reading Racists Waste alot of Time Being Racist.