If Rico Marley wasn’t caught I would’ve died in a mass shooting last Wednesday.

I saw him out of the corner of my eye, but I didn’t pay much attention. He had on a jacket, but it’s that weird time of year where you can wear a jacket or a tank top and not be too hot or too cold. He went to the right into the supermarket and I went to the left to exit it. I was standing right outside of the entrance, too busy looking for my Uber that according to the app was five minutes away…


Take off that bonnet and look girl. The demon you’re fighting is coming from inside the house.

The emptiest truck makes the loudest noise. I still remember the day one of my uncles told me that; a word of advice that has served me well in the years since. Basically what he said in midwestern dad sage is the people who often boast the loudest are usually the biggest hypocrites trying to hide their own shallow intelligence. This same uncle was also someone who was often unfaithful to his past four wives and probably will be to his upcoming fifth…


Asking for me. I mean, there was a point to the age gap in casting if you watched the movie.

When Zendaya came to the Met Ball with that glowing Cinderella dress, forever saying goodbye to the Disney foundation that had begun her career, I knew a change was coming. I could’ve never imagined, however, the career that has unfolded since. Zendaya’s work with Sam Levinson on the show Euphoria and now the movie Malcolm and Marie is the career most will only dream of. Not only successful, but filled with gigs that convey real experiences that many live out…


“Stop showing your natural hair!! Don’t you want me to press it for you? To put a perm in it? To straighten your hair?” I heard that every two weeks from my mother. From the day I defied her wishes to get another perm touch up; forever saying goodbye to the creamy crack. To the day I yelled at her as an adult (from a safe distance that I knew would give me ample time to run), about how I would no longer straighten my hair. My hair, with its kinky 3c-4a waves, was never meant to be straight and…


In the past two weeks, Chloe x Halle have gone their separate ways… on Instagram. The sister duo is still a group but it’s clear as they have grown two different yet creative beings have taken shape. And these two separate beings each have their own way of presenting their ideas and themselves. They are a far distant switch-up from the cute Lil sis and me vibe you could find Chloe and Halle giving a decade ago on Youtube singing Truth Hurts. And honestly. I’m here for it.

I think I noticed the sexual aggression and the different energies needing…


Photo: Still shot of @iamdanileigh video promoting the song, Yellow Bone. Posted to Instagram, January 21, 2021

Like, “I’m not Black, I’m Dominican” needed a new song and a new colorism slogan. Chile…

Yellow Bone: (African-American Vernacular) noun; the lightest mix of light-skinned people of mixed ethnicity that is mostly Black.
*Not to be confused with a light-skinned person that spray tans, gets Botox, has a Black boyfriend, and pretends to be Black for esthetic purposes*

What is it with this sudden rise of light-skinned or light-skinned passing women flocking into Black culture, swearing that we, Black folks who are too busy shining, care about their Pantene Pro-V privilege? From Mulatto’s video degrading her Black ‘friend’ to…


Photo: Chris Paul of Oklahoma City Thunder, entering the NBA Bubble for Game 7 of the NBA Playoffs, wearing a SpelHouse crewneck and shorts designed by Legacy History Pride.

SpelHouse. As a current Spelmanite ( Student of Spelman College), I have come to know this portmanteau word well. With Spelman College and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia literally across the street from each other, it seems at times that we are not two separate Historically Black Colleges but two arms of one college body. This is why over the last one hundred plus years, Spelman and Morehouse have not only a combined nickname but homecomings, teams, choirs, and many marriages of students. It doesn’t offend me when people say I go to SpelHouse instead of Spelman, because in a…

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