We’ve Been in Mourning the Entire Year

Representative John Lewis has passed away. I barely reacted to it. Not because I'm insensitive. John Lewis is a legend, he's fought for us his entire life, took beatings on top of beatings and endured things that many of us, such as a certain bitch made former mack turned sentient piece of shit, would crumble … Continue reading We’ve Been in Mourning the Entire Year

The Cult of Celebrity is Slowly Getting the Fuck Up Out of Here

https://gfycat.com/sneakyshortchick-joe-budden-podcast This is one of my favorite clips. A lot of y'alls favorites have showed their whole ass right now. Booty hole and all. Remember, I am not exempt from any of these thoughts and actions as well, which is why I have to ask: WHEN THE FUCK DID WE DECIDE THAT CELEBRITIES ARE LEADERS? … Continue reading The Cult of Celebrity is Slowly Getting the Fuck Up Out of Here

Normal Is a Myth

I started writing this in March and put it down because at the time, I felt like it was a bit tone deaf. We were just getting started, and now we are in the midst with no relief in sight. - Dom I don't think we're ever getting back to normal. This COVID-19 pandemic (nicknamed … Continue reading Normal Is a Myth

Thinking of Us or, Why Thinkpieces Give Me Heart Palpitations: A Personal Essay

Pop culture wise, 2018 has been Black as fuck. I'm sure we've had Blacker years, but I bet that 2018 will rank highly among them. Music was good, strides were made in television, and the movies? LAWWWWWDD THE MOVIES!!!! If we weren't the central focus of the narrative, we were definitely up in that bitch … Continue reading Thinking of Us or, Why Thinkpieces Give Me Heart Palpitations: A Personal Essay

The Power Post

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. - Marcus Aurelius Anyway, once upon a time, my best friend and I would have conversations, as … Continue reading The Power Post

I Never Wanted to Be the Quirky Black Girl, but Here The Fuck I Am

Quirky is a cute word, not quite an Instagram model, but a girl next door. It conjures up images of birds and running in fields of grass and AfroPunk and pins and buttons and pink colored hair and interests that lay in the nerd realm or a carefree sense of being. Quirky is blue skies and dewdrops on grass and a fresh spring breeze. Quirky is summer in the city. It's spending time "finding yourself" and tumblr accounts and blue checks on Twitter.

How To Watch an Empire Fall

The narrative usually says that tragedy turns into triumph. An individual or an organization overcomes some tragedy and either in the midst of or after facing a period of grieving, they come back better than ever, stronger, you know that corny type of stuff. This entire month so far has been filled with tragedy, the … Continue reading How To Watch an Empire Fall

I Don’t Have the Answers

You know, it's wild, I thought I had a post lined up for today and I didn't. Maybe that was a stroke of creative luck because I have something to say that I didn't plan on saying. I found out about Alton Sterling's murder in Baton Rouge, Louisiana last night before I went to bed. … Continue reading I Don’t Have the Answers