Blackness

Pan African

What is Blackness? Is it based on where you’re from? Is it based on your skin tone? Is it based on your heritage? Is it a lived experience? What is BLACKNESS? As someone whose Blackness was questioned loudly because of a question asked about a Black American musician, I must ask. It brought to the [...]

Why Won’t Rachel Dolezal Sit Her Non Black Ass Down? Thumbnail

Y’all. I’m so mad that Rachel Dolezal managed to take her 15 minutes of infamy and stretch it into whatever the hell is going on right now. I have been pretty good about not paying attention to her but this GOOFASS woman just won’t go occupy the stadium of seats she should have. Back in June [...]

About Writing While Loving Blackness and Hurting White Feelings Thumbnail

Are you mad about this title? Keep reading. You’re probably the main one that needs to read this. It has been an interesting 5 days, since Beyonce dropped her Formation video and broke the internet. People (me included) have not been able to stop talking about it, and it has spurred a gajillion thinkpieces. Most [...]

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