social issues

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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