The essence of microaggressions rests within their ubiquity not the spectacle. They often seep into our daily conversations and interactions when we’re not directly talking about race itself.
I am grateful that I had the opportunity to present my work and to have been in the presence of other brilliant women who have supported my ideas and have stayed in contact with me since.
Even though Fly Girl is one of hip hop’s less visible characters, there is something undeniably special about her and the flavor she brings to the music.
Slut-shaming and victim blaming aren’t unique to black people. But our history of being seen as sexual deviants colors our reactions to rape allegations against black men.
There’s very few writings that beautifully capture the need for revolutionizing the way black men and women love each other for their personal enrichment and for the betterment of our communities.
It was easy to find men during college. Then I entered the real world—a world that is only populated with my sisters in the movement, my mom and a brand new friend of mine named PicoBong.
Though stereotyped for being dependent on others, women are uplifting themselves and the world around them everyday.
Life gets really uncomfortable when you don’t have money to distract you.