Black Women / Blog / Feminism / Life / Renewal / Self-Awareness / Self-Realization / Sexuality / Spirituality

I am Nola, She is Me…

Director Spike Lee recently debuted She’s Gotta Have It on Netflix. A retelling of the 1986 comedy-drama focusing on Nola Darling, a beautiful Black woman who is maneuvering between sexual relationships with three different men: James “Jimmy” Overstreet – the “polite” gentleman; Greer Childs – the narcissistic, self-obsessed pretty boy; and Mars Blackmon – the … Continue reading

Death / Life / Rebirth / Renewal / Self-Awareness / Self-Realization / Spiritual / Spirituality

Death is my Choice

“Life asked death, ‘Why does everyone love me and hate you?’ Death responded, ‘Because you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth.” ~Unknown From the moment we experience death we learn to fear it, to be afraid. We learn to fear the negative association of what death represents. Death is a reminder … Continue reading

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Dear White America

*This post is not a newly written piece, this is a work that I completed years ago.* In recent news, there has been heavy controversy over the recent public performances and protesting actions of Black artist in America; for example, Beyonce’s “Black power fist” salute during Super Bowl 50 and Kendrick Lamar’s 2016 Grammy performance. … Continue reading

Black Women / Blog / Colorism / Music / Race

Kendrick’s Colorism

Hip-Hop artist Kendrick Lamar debuted his fourth LP, Damn. As character of his work, Kendrick unleashed thought-provoking tracks, most notably Humble. Released as the first single off the Damn LP, Humble caused quite a stir. Contrary to album critique’s, Humble has come under scrutiny, but not for Kendrick’s shots fired lyrical heat, but for his choice to give voice … Continue reading