#BlackLivesMatter: A Trending Hashtag or a Civil Revolution

The black community has always faced criticism when speaking out about the oppressive forces we face in the world. Yet, the music we make, the art and fashion trends we create, and the slang that originated within our communities are heavily used amongst our critics. After the death of Trayvon Martin in 2012, the Black Lives Matter Movement was founded the following year by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi. From the very beginning, this civil rights movement has been condemned by people who say they do not want…

White People, White Peopling…Again

I love white people, white peopling. In fact, we expect white people to always white people. It’s one of the few joys we have as black people. White people, white peopling is usually harmless and allows us to make fun of white people, white peopling. But ever since white people decided that white supremacy is bad about eeeh, a month ago, white people are making it a mission to out white people other white people, white peopling. Essentially, they have upgraded their white peopling. White people out here washing feet,…

After Watching Tiger King, I Momentarily Felt Bad For White People

I’m not white. Actually, I’m nowhere close to being white. Well, my momma is light skin, but she don’t take shit from white folks, never has. You know, she one of those light skin folks who let’s white folks know real quick that they are not one of them. That they carry around their black ancestors everywhere they go. And will unleash the spirit of said black ancestors to curse them slam tf out. But I digress… If you haven’t seen Tiger King, I encourage you to do so. It…