When someone looking out of the window on the bus seat next to you feels like they’re invading your space. When a girl twirling her hair becomes a personal issue and all you want to do is take a razor to her scalp because she’s getting on your last working never. When the half smile […]Read more "I want to punch everyone in the face"
TRIGGER WARNING: TALK OF SUICIDE AND EMOTIONAL ABUSE. Everything that happens in this house stays in this house. The mantra that occupies most Black households still rings true in my everyday life. It’s the first thing I think of when people start to get “too close”. According to my family, keeping my life private is […]Read more "God, are you testing me? Like, what is my life even about?"
Sitting with one leg sprawled on the dirty clothes decorating my bed while the other hangs off the edge in submission to gravity, I marinate in the mediocrity of my 20s. I ride the bus every day in my business casual ironed top and steam pressed slacks hoping to create some meaning to this drab […]Read more "Thursday 7:50pm"
Wasss poppin beautiful people!?! I hope ya’ll had an amazing week with nothing short of blessings. What imma need you to do for me is get in a comfortable chair, fix your robe, and get your favorite tea cup ya’ll because I WAS TRIED. Let’s start off with the good stuff though, a lil somethin’ […]Read more "Ya girl is tired ya’ll; TIRED OF THESE HOES THAT KEEP TRYING ME!"
Ya’ll Miley tried it. She’s not the first mayo-saxon to try and make money off of Black culture and then denounce it once it wasn’t profiting her, but for some reason I’m tight. I knew that her new found liberation was probably going to be short lived, but for a minute I was feeling her […]Read more "Miley, What’s Good?! Prt. 2; Run up hoe."
As a 20-something college graduate with Caribbean parents, I’m expected to jump into the dating scene and prepare for marriage within the next 5-7ish years. Let’s keep in mind that my parents force-fed me the idea that I wasn’t supposed to even look at boys unless I was viewing them from the window of my […]Read more "This freedom isn’t for free: Self-identifying as a badass while living under the male gaze"
I’m sorry ya’ll but this couldn’t wait till Saturday. It seems like every time life is going well, skin is clearing up, stomach getting flatter and booty getting fatter, some ain’t shit motha-lova wants to come and waste my time! I mean jeez! I’m cute, funny, and know how to work the long back my […]Read more "Boys: Why in the entire fuck don’t ya’ll want me to be great?"