This past weekend was the 11th NY Comic Con but it was my first one. Although I’ve always been a big sci-fi fan, I’ve only been able to delve into comics and anime in depth within the past few years. At comic con, I was able to interact with people who have been “doing this”…… Continue reading NYC Comic Con: POC Nerd and Character Appreciation
I barely go to clubs but in the event that I do, I like to dance with my friends and dress up. Rarely are those the only occurrences. Over the weekend, I went to Atlantic City to hang with some friends from college. On Saturday, we went to the Borgata and it was almost a…… Continue reading I am Envious of Go-Go Dancers
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
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
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.
From real-life updates of Ferguson to #FindKennedi, technology has become a major tool in activism. Here are 9 twitter accounts (in no particular order) that will keep you informed yet sane in the same breath. 1. Brittany Packnett (@MsPackyetti) https://twitter.com/MsPackyetti/status/864612598154526720 A Teach For America Alum, Packnett has made her voice loud and clear when it…… Continue reading Stay Informed: Twitter Edition