Centering White Feelings Over Black Victimization…Not Today, Satan!

white centering

A few days ago, I wrote a blog post outing an opportunistic, avaricious and abusive “activist” in our community. I STAND BEHIND EVERY WORD I PENNED. However, I learned three things. Even among the blackity blackest spaces, white centering runs rampant. Also the “tragic mulata”  trope is an integral part of the fabric in our history […]

Brothers Are Loving Each Other But Where’s The Love For Sisters?

Brothers

Brothers seem quick to hug shit out these days. Whether it’s LeBron, Young Thug, Birdman or Michael B. Jordan- physical affection among young black men is on the rise. That’s not a bad thing. There has been a longstanding stigma associated with masculinity and affection especially when black men are involved. We have all heard it. […]

My Ultimate Legion of Bad Ass Black Chicks: Sisters With Voices

Sisters

I’m down with a legion of bad ass black chicks. We live in a world where the voices of black women are constantly being stifled and if any sister has an opinion other than the status quo, she is ostracized.  It appears that calling out racism, sexism or any other “ism” that we endure is met with […]