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“No Excuses”: The Problem with comparing the spending habits of Black People with those of White People

There is a rogue faction that suggests black people rank low financially in society because of how they spend money. Or could it be that the schools focused more on teaching us home economics rather than business studies? Or is that just another excuse?

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For Those with Unsolicited Opinions for the rest of us: Nobody Asked You, Though

There is a solution for lending-unwanted-opinion-itis: Maybe meditate or some shit. Examine your self-hatred, do a root cause analysis if you HAVE to. When you confront your demons, you take a step closer to inner peace, or at least stabilising self-esteem levels.

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Pregnancy Just Might Be That Bullshit

Before you get the wrong idea, I love my child. I’m happy to have brought him into the world and watched him grow and now witness him learning about shapes and colours. He is spoilt though, and I’m still plotting on how to decimate that part of him, but everything else is fine with me.…… Continue reading Pregnancy Just Might Be That Bullshit

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Things I never thought (when I was 10) that I’d HATE, but I do now, at 25

You thought I’m just gonna tell what I like now, without giving you the other side of it? I’m a well-rounded person: I hate things too. I wanted to originally say ‘have disdain for’ in lieu of ‘hate’, but it felt like I’d just be adding too much to the title, and but when I…… Continue reading Things I never thought (when I was 10) that I’d HATE, but I do now, at 25

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Internet Friends: when the people in your actual life are not enough*

About ten years ago, if you told someone you had a friend and they asked where y’all met, and you said, “Online”, that person would squint their eyes with suspicion and warn you about not getting too friendly with people you’ve never seen in real life. In the age of Catfish and online scams, you…… Continue reading Internet Friends: when the people in your actual life are not enough*