NINE, FOUR, EIGHT, ONE, B DAY!
Typically, as a writer, I take time to work through my thoughts, research statistics, develop a compelling opening and storyline and know that I am working towards a conclusion that will challenge the reader and invoke dialogue across sectors to move a conversation that is generally centered around […]
In recent weeks with the tragic and unfortunate murder of Heather Heyers, it seems the world has turned its eye to the United States of America, wagging its finger in shame. The blatant acts of racism that ascended upon Charlottesville, Virginia have been rebuked by actors, comedians, senators, […]
Recently, it seems every media outlet is attempting to find any Black person other than the Embarrassment to Black People Trifecta, Ben Carson, Omarosa and Sheriff Clarke to speak up for Donald Trump in the wake of him cozying up to people just like him Neo-Nazis, the KKK, […]
I have seen the beginning, standing in the Door of No Return at Goree Island in Dakar, Senegal. I was almost afraid to walk through the entrance of what many call a slave castle. There was nothing majestic or regal about the building. Had history not recorded the […]
Guest Blogger: Naa-Shorme of Write To Live What a week. While grieving the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards at the hands of police, we received notice that justice will not be served in the case of Alton Sterling who was shot by police in Baton Rouge last summer. We […]
I should have known when the creators and showrunners of the hit TV series Game of Thrones, David Benioff, and Dan Weiss, had “Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen, First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, […]
Yesssssssssssss! Sometimes that is just how you need to get it done! And Lawrence and Issa got it done! STOP READING NOW IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO KNOW THE ENDING OF (AWKWARD BLACK GIRL) INSECURE Season 2, Episode 1!
Like many people with a pulse, I have been waiting for Game of Thrones season 7 to premiere on HBO, and babbbbbyyyyy the opening scene did not disappoint Sunday night! *Stop reading now if you do not want to know what happened.*
Recently we have been inundated with celebrities that have made what many consider colossal mistakes in the public eye. From Kathy Griffin, Bill Mahr, Kylie Kardashian (well damn, really all the Kardashians), Elizabeth Banks, and even Cardi B, celebrities have been caught in a web of racial, gender […]