Sex Narrative

Sex Narrative

I started to learn a little more and my rose colored glasses were finally yanked off. Most of the guys I dated I had met through friends or at work. I slowly realized I live in a world where guys make a sport out of girls.

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Im Fine: A Journey Through My Emotional Understanding

Im Fine: A Journey Through My Emotional Understanding

"I didn’t understand depression or trauma because in my world it never applied to me. All I knew about depression was what I saw in commercials—actors in their 40’s sitting on their sofas in their bathrobes staring into space. To me depression was something that hit you at forty, or after divorce and defaulted mortgage payments, and it almost always resulted in sitting in your bathrobe."

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Misogynoir: If I Listened To These People I Would Hate Myself

Misogynoir: If I Listened To These People I Would Hate Myself

"Her name was Sarah. She was a bubbly, blue eyed blonde, and a very pretty girl. He ran up to her and started asking her opinion about the jeans we had already chosen and completely tuned me out. Looking back, I’m surprised I was more bothered by his sudden rudeness than potentially losing a decent sale. The fact he thought it was okay to be rude and ignore me because this pretty blonde appeared sent a clear message."

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Woke Joke: A Simple Rant

Woke Joke: A Simple Rant

Believe it or not millennial "woke" people, there is more to being conscious and black than dragging white folks, Kylie Jenner’s cornrows  and “the oppression”. There is the African Diaspora to explore, knowledge of African spirituality and extinct belief systems that have been completely omitted from western historical consciousness. There are artists, cultures, customs, current black businesses etc to learn about that could actually enrich your life. If you’ve ranted about appropriation several times but have never heard of the Seven African powers or discussed Selassie, or The Mali Empire than I assure you, there’s a problem.

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Djibril's Djinns

Djibril's Djinns

Millennial’s are believed to be vastly more self-aware than previous generations. Millennials, surprisingly enough, are breaking through the stigma of mental illness and seeking treatment. It may have something to do with the disproportionate levels of stress that millennial’s face, a growing interest and acceptance of science and medicine than previous generations, or all the work that has been done to destigmatize mental illness.

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Bare Breasts, Feminism and Mixed Messages

Bare Breasts, Feminism and Mixed Messages

In attempting to compare ourselves to cultures and nations that normalize bare breasts, how are we doing this without noticing that the majority of those cultures and nations that do normalize bare breasts DONT commercialize sex and women's body's in the first place? And are in fact more comfortable and connected to nature than Americans. Ironically more often its these cultures that are the most rooted in nature that we collectively define as primitive.

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My God, My Way

My God, My Way

I believe there are as many religions and belief systems as there are perspectives of God; and there are probably millions that have yet to be discovered. Lost prophets whom we may never know existed, or marginalized belief systems that are now extinct. I believe that a person’s spirituality should be designed just as their diet.

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Wacktivist

Wacktivist

We vent to our family, we vent to our friends, and we vent collectively on social media. Social media is the prime medium to spew wacktivist rhetoric. To me, a wacktivist is someone who preaches, rants, and protests without actively producing or seeking sustainable results.  

 

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