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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
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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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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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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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BBQ Becky Permit Patty
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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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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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What I’m Learning From This Coronavirus Crisis So Far

My anxiety has been sky high for days, behind this Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis that we find ourselves in. I’ve been reading the news, and getting more and more scared of what’s happening and what could come. So I understand anyone who is feeling the weight of the world right now. …

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Spend Your Privilege (with Brittany Packnett Cunningham) – Episode 37 of Rants & Randomness

My peoples! It’s the first regular episode of Rants and Randomness for the new decade streaming through your headphones! On this episode, I’m feeling good about the splashes of color from Hair Love and Parasite winning in an otherwise monochromatic Oscar ceremony. And I’m feeling really good about writing a …

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The Stages of Social Media Grief – BONUS Episode 10 of Rants & Randomness

We originally intended to air a regular episode of Rants & Randomness this week, with the feel goods and the rant and spotlight and interview, but I decided to scrap that plan. Too much weighing on my spirit. In the wake of the horrible helicopter crash that took the lives …

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