col·or·ism prejudice or discrimination against individuals with a dark skin tone, typically among people of the same ethnic or racial group. class·ism prejudice against or in favor of people belonging to a particular social class. soul the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal. a person's moral or emotional… Continue reading Are Black Fraternity’s and Sorority’s an asset or do they work against Black Culture ? : A difficult conversation and debate..
As this series continues, focusing on the politics of black hair, in writing and listening back on the third interview of the series, I can't help but think of how amazing it is that we as Black women, on the campus of Wilberforce University alone, can relate to so much when it comes to this… Continue reading The Politics of Black Hair: (HBCU Edition), A Series of Interviews..
The following day after I interviewed the first young lady of this series 'The Politics of Black Hair:(HBCU Edition)' , I walked around campus looking for other young women to interview. In the midst of doing so I saw different young women rocking their natural curls or slayed weaves, but I spotted a comfortable face… Continue reading The Politics of Black Hair: (HBCU Edition).. A Series of Interviews
Black blak/ adjective: black; of the very darkest color owing to the absence of or complete absorption of light; the opposite of white. Hair her/ noun: hair; any of the fine threadlike strands growing from the skin of humans, mammals, and some other animals. Beau·ty ˈbyo͞odē/ noun: beauty; a combination of qualities, such as shape,… Continue reading The Politics of Black Hair: Nappily Ever After, Wilberforce University (HBCU Edition)..
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..
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..
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…