Coming Soon: Blackness. Under-represented.

Hi Everyone! So with a new year comes new adventure. I am writing to formally announce my podcast: Blackness. Under-Represented. Listen to the trailer here: https://anchor.fm/blacknessunderrep Blackness. Under-Represented will include episodes eight minutes or less that provide insight into happenings relevant to black people and black culture. This announcement is not a farewell to blogging;…

Cardi B, Candace Owens, and Black Censure

The contemporary climate, which meditates on the commander and chief’s overt racism, remains largely oblivious to the subtle forms of racism engendered in response. By the previous statement, I speak directly to those who have used this time of overt racial tension to castigate the original people of color. This praxis is currently manifested in…

Only the Soul Survives: Black Life and Legacy

To say that last week has been quite a week seems to downplay that 2020 has been quite a year. To encounter this past week while reading Alice Walker’s inaugural novel The Third Life of Grange Copeland, proved a context suited for a movie’s framing. During his first two lives, Walker’s Grange Copeland is absent…

Going Natural: Things That Happen on The Journey to an Elevated Consciousness

When most speak of going natural they mean freeing African hair from chemicals. This. liberating journey can be long, draining, and discouraging. The results however are unimaginable. Yes, returning your hair to its natural state is a tedious and gradual process, but even more so is freeing your mind from the chemicals of white supremacy….

What Death Teaches the Living

On July 17, 2014 my father and I found my aunt, his older sister, deceased in her apartment. She had passed days prior to our visit, much to our oblivion. We drove to My Aunt’s apartment after her nurse called my father and informed him that she missed treatment. My aunt went to dialysis a…

Blacks As Accessories in Racial Terrorism

While our outward appearance showcases only a portion of our character, accessories work to showcase the concealed components of identity. Upon saying the word accessory most think of bracelets, watches, rings, scarves or some other tangible material goods. However, contemporary society has depicted a transition from accessories as inanimate object to living thing. This transition…