Warning: hella spoilers. But it has been three weeks (wait… only three weeks?) since the film stomped down on cinemas, so if you wanted to go and watch it, I’ll assume you have already. This is not going to be a deep review, I’m sure there’s thousands of other reviews of this film out on…… Continue reading Wakanda Film Review Is This?
Back in my foolish, ‘ain’t-shit’, self-hating days, I thought that because I liked odd shit, and was always on a mission to improve my vocabulary that I was a ‘better Black’. Then I woke up to the fact that no kind of personality trait or hobby or interest can be attributed to one race in…… Continue reading Admissions That Can Strip Me of My Blackness
(TW: self-hate, anti-black sentiments, colorism) Every Black child that has ever lived among and interacted with White people may have gone through this. A few have been lucky to never feel this pit in their soul, because their parents were close by to ensure their Blackness never got brushed away. A lot of Black people…… Continue reading I Wasted 18+ Years Hating Myself
This is a little (actually long) something that I had written for a friend who is starting up a magazine. Her magazine is focused on modern Black consciousness, but relax, it’s not an ‘ashy hotep’ type of publication. If it was, she wouldn’t have accepted my article. I didn’t think much of my work, because…… Continue reading Misogynoir: what’s really destroying the Black community
Are you a white person and reading this? Hi, I am addressing you and your fellow skinfolk. Stay with me and please, I’m gonna need you to leave your indignation at the door. We need to have a serious talk. There are a few things that seem unique to your race which concern me. Reducing…… Continue reading From a Black Person who is SICK AND TIDE
Before I begin, I’d like to issue a trigger warning for racial slurs and racially derogatory language. Yeah, it’s gonna be that kind of post… I’m a black person. Just putting that out there. So quite often, I’m going to allude to my own experiences when I write about anything to do with black people.…… Continue reading South Africa’s elephant
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After his speech at the BET Awards, over 11,000 signed a petition to have Jesse Williams removed from Grey’s Anatomy where he plays Dr. Jackson Avery. If you haven’t heard the speech, here it is: https://youtu.be/HeRIUPlxlv4 The woman who started the petition had this to say “If this was a white…