Artist · Culture · Discussion · Hip-Hop · Mental Health

Late Registration: Why we should stop being so quick to “cancel” people within our community. A look back at all of the positive things Mr. West did for the culture of Hip Hop..

Let me start off by saying, that yes, I know we all have better things to worry about other than Kanye West and his drama, but this article is for the lovers of culture and hip-hop, for individuals such as myself, who appreciate it all. We are all aware of the many ignorant, misinformed things,… Continue reading Late Registration: Why we should stop being so quick to “cancel” people within our community. A look back at all of the positive things Mr. West did for the culture of Hip Hop..

Growth · Mental Health · Self- Love

New Balance: A 21 day personal challenge consisting of yoga, meditation, and positive self- affirmations..

We have to talk about liberating minds as well as society -Angela Davis  I am back with another personal challenge. As this school year is coming to an end, and I find myself stressed with trying to balance my personal health with finals, and everything in between, I have decided that it is time for… Continue reading New Balance: A 21 day personal challenge consisting of yoga, meditation, and positive self- affirmations..

Black women · Culture · Hip-Hop

Drake’s, ‘Nice for What’: Celebrates Black women in front of and behind the camera, and we’re here for it..

Drake dropped his recent new single 'Nice for what' a few day's ago, and the internet went "crazy", as many people had a lot to say about the visual.  The video stars Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Rashida Jones, Yara Shahidi, Zoe Saldana, Syd, Misty Copeland, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jourdan Dunn, and Letitia Wright. It is… Continue reading Drake’s, ‘Nice for What’: Celebrates Black women in front of and behind the camera, and we’re here for it..

Black women · Culture · Music · Women empowerment

Janelle Monáe and the power behind her new single ‘Django Jane’: A pro-Black women anthem…

Janelle Monáe is back (with music) after five years since releasing 'Electric Lady' in 2013, with her upcoming album 'Dirty Computer', set to release on April 27th. Django Jane, a single on her upcoming album, is a political statement, filled with lines of self-love and assurance, women empowerment, and a dope sense of wordplay. She… Continue reading Janelle Monáe and the power behind her new single ‘Django Jane’: A pro-Black women anthem…

Artist · Black man · Culture

Javier Sowell: The Narrative of Being a Black man in America..

Javier Sowell is a 22 year old artist, intellectual, athlete ,and more from Indy, Indiana.  I met Javier Sowell at Wilberforce University, where we both attend. We are in the same graduating class of (2019). There are a few hidden gems on Wilberforce University's campus, and Javier is one of those. I can say as… Continue reading Javier Sowell: The Narrative of Being a Black man in America..

Flint · Self- Love · Self-Reflection

Radical Self -Care Sunday’s: A glimpse into my adventure this weekend..

Last weekend for Radical Self-Care Sunday’s, I wrote about my trip to Yellow Springs with my best friend Samarah (Be sure to visit her blog via: Thesamarahpoe.com) and how it related to self-care and overall my personal challenge (Radical Self-love: A personal challenge for the month of February). This weekend has a story behind it.… Continue reading Radical Self -Care Sunday’s: A glimpse into my adventure this weekend..

Self- Love · Self-Reflection

Radical (Self-Care) Sunday’s.. A glimpse into my adventure this weekend..

Hey you all! So if you have been following my blog or social media, you know that within my blog post in which I posted last weekend ('Radical Self-love: A challenge for the month of February), that apart of that challenge is having a day out of the week (Sunday) where I unwind and care… Continue reading Radical (Self-Care) Sunday’s.. A glimpse into my adventure this weekend..