Culture

#EndSARS: Why Nigerians are Protesting and How You Can Help

The revolution is now and I need you to join the fight against SARS. Over the last week, Nigerians have been marching in the streets and protesting online against police brutality. SARS stands for The Special Anti-Robbery Squad. They were created in 1992 to deal with crimes associated with robbery, …

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Go Your Own Way (with Brandon Stanton) – Episode 49 of Rants & Randomness

This is one of my favorite conversations I’ve ever had on Rants & Randomness. I absolutely cannot wait for you to hear this one. I’m talking to the amazing Brandon Stanton. He’s the creator behind the popular photo storytelling platform Humans of New York. After being fired from his job …

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Culture

Breonna Taylor’s Life Mattered and Our Rage is Righteous

On March 13, 2020, Breonna Taylor was in her apartment sleeping when police banged on the door, broke the door off its hinges, shooting. Her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, shot back once at the invaders, hitting one in the thigh. Breonna was shot 5 times by the police. She never made …

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Don’t Weaponize Chadwick Boseman’s Death to Shame People

I want us to be careful about how we are using Chadwick Boseman’s death as life lessons. One of the things that I saw was somebody saying “Whenever you want to come up with an excuse, think about Chadwick Boseman” and that didn’t sit right with my spirit. I get …

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Black is King is a Masterpiece

When Beyoncé dropped The Gift in 2019, in conjunction with the live remake of “The Lion King” she blessed our ears with a heavily afrobeats album, partnering with some of West Africa’s finest musicians, in Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Mr. Eazi, Burna Boy. Every song was a vibe, some were …

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Who Fights for Black Women
Culture

Who Fights for Black Women?

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a video on IGTV because I was enraged. My blood was boiling. A lot of this post is transcript of my video, because it is something we need to talk about. ***TRIGGER WARNING*** A Black woman named Kimberly Robinson got killed because an …

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Culture

We’ve Failed at Quarantine Because People Don’t Wanna Wear Masks

I just have to say that I’m tired of people. Humans, I am tired of us. We are trash. Why? We have wasted three months of sitting our asses in the house. Three months of quarantine. Three months of shutting down the economy. Three months of people almost losing their …

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Culture

Maybe It’s Time to Lose Your Trash Friends

View this post on Instagram Thunder fire anybody you have to convince in 2020 that racism exists. anyone who is still pro Trump or still needs to be convinced about this country's dehumanizing of Black people can go quench. Block the enemies of progress in your life. A post shared …

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Becky Karen Susan
Culture

About Caucasity and the Difference Between a Becky, a Karen and a Susan

We must all start operating from the same page, to minimize confusion in this world. When it comes to the state of caucasity, we gotta get clear on the groups that exist. In case this is your first time hearing the word “Caucasity,” know that it speaks to whiteness, white …

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CultureFaith

About Faith, Fear and Toxic Positivity in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

Everything and everyone is getting on my last nerves right now. It’s Day whothehellknows anymore of being quarantined in the house, trying to avoid a microscopic savage in the form of a virus and I’m side-eying EVERYTHING. My attitude is such trash right now and my usually low levels of …

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