If the Streets Call Me, I May Have to Send it to Voicemail because I’m Kind of Washed

Yes, the Streets are calling us. Everyone is getting vaccinated. The CDC put out their 115th guideline and told us if we’re vaccinated, we can throw away our masks. I get all that. But here’s the thing, I THINK I miss the Day Parties. I THINK I miss the drunk Waffle House All Star Specials. I THINK I miss the Happy Hours at popular lounges with my fellow black professionals that would occasionally turn into a club. I THINK I miss the loud trap music, filling my eardrums with “I…

Black Women CAN Save The United States But It’s Not Their Responsibility

As the 2020 Democratic National Convention kicked off on the evening of August 17 and as former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama gave remarks, a tweet was posted by Mexican politician and diplomat, Jorge Guajardo and the world stood still. The tweet quickly went viral as people, many of whom were Black women clapped back at Ambassador Guajardo for his incredibly tone deaf position. While I “think” I get the point he was trying to make, it wasn’t expressed in the best way. It definitely made me…

The Legacy of Naya Rivera

Today, the world continues to mourn the death of actress Naya Rivera. Rivera is best known for her role on GLEE as one of the trailblazing characters on TV, Santana Lopez, where she played a lesbian latinx; pushing LGBTQ+ representation in a time where there wasn’t a lot. Her body was found on July 13th, 2020 in Ventura County, California but many of her fans, family and friends had been in deep despair from July 8th, 2020, when news of her disappearance was first reported.  Naya’s career began at the…

Report: Air Conditioning May Be Spreading COVID-19 And I Think I’m Ready To Move To Mars Now

COVID-19 is attacking our way of life in more ways than one. According to new studies by credible folks who study shit like this, apparently the act of people staying indoors in order to avoid COVID and the heat maybe a contributing factor to the spread of the deadly disease, especially in the south. Just as chilly winter temps create the perfect conditions for passing colds and flu, especially in a lot of Northern states, researchers believe broiling heat could be having the same effect, (Especially in the Southern states) sending people…

On their 15th Anniversary, FAMU Deltas Honor The Memory of Their Beloved Linesister in an Incredibly Touching Tribute

The image came across my timeline, a photograph of a group of beautiful black women somewhere in what appeared to be a desert all dressed in white with camels both kneeling and standing around them. There was an undeniable regalness to the image – I was in the presence of black royalty. At first glance, I thought that I had seen an image like this many times before– of beautiful black professional millennial women gathering together abroad to celebrate life; but, the more I observed the picture the more something…