This is exactly what cultural appropriation looks like!

When I first heard that term, "Cultural Appropriation" I actually didn't mind seeing white people wearing dread locks, until I began to realize that these people taking from cultures aren't doing it to raise awareness about the culture. It has taken me a long time to lose faith in humanity, to realize just how much … Continue reading This is exactly what cultural appropriation looks like!

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Why does OJ Simpson Matter??

On the day of November 4th, 1994, I like every student of St. James Elementary and Jr. High school, I sat in my classroom (science) and listened as the Principal relayed the verdict of O.J. Simpson through the PA System. I don't know about the other kids in my science class, but I personally didn't … Continue reading Why does OJ Simpson Matter??

R. Kelly, RNB Super Star or Abusive Sociopath?

So Buzzfeed is reporting that women who are kept by R. Kelly are actually in some kind of weird sexual cult. I know that I'm not the smartest woman on the planet, but I've been here for thirty-four years so I feel as if I have learned a thing or two, 18-year-old girls are not … Continue reading R. Kelly, RNB Super Star or Abusive Sociopath?