sometimes I wish I could protest

I wish I could protest I truly do I’m passionate about the cause (fight the power) I’m passionate about changing the world   But I just can’t protest Because the idea of putting myself in a space where I’m unwanted is too much for me The idea of being close to police is too much…

the importance of black teachers

black women have a unique role in society. we are the most educated group of americans (college wise), creative, loving and all around amazing. some may argue that humans didn’t start off as black, but technically speaking you can’t go from white to black, only from black to white. so i would argue that black…

book review- Equity 101: the framework by Curtis Linton

I am writing this book review after reading the first three chapters, which I feel has given me enough information to thoroughly understand Linton’s message. I believe that this book is helpful- it defines what equity truly means and serves as a resource to understand and be conscious of privilege. This is a good book…

solidarity with communities of color 

Issues that plague communities of color* really affect the nation as a whole. While issues negatively affect communities of color, white communities are benefiting from these practices (known as the concept of white privilege). I believe that with white privilege comes white ignorance, about issues that affect other people. In addition to this, it is…

i am not your negro- movie analysis

Today I went to see my first movie by myself. I’ve gone tons of places alone, but never to the movies. I knew nothing about the movie, but the title intrigued me. I loved it. It was about James Baldwin, an African-American poet (and author). Baldwin had written, argued and explained the issues that plagued…

#hurtbae

So for those of you that don’t know, Hurt Bae was a short film produced by The Scene. Attached I have the YouTube link, if you haven’t seen it. I just wanted to write a review, as the video relates a lot to the stuff I blog about. Basically it was about  Kourtney and Leonard,…

Purity

sex is not a topic of discussion for my blog. I just wanted to touch on something that I think is really important. The most important relationship you have in live is with yourself. With this in mind it is important to understand what types of relationships you want to have. You have the right…