Black women · Culture · Discussion · Hair · HBCU

The Politics of Black Hair: (HBCU Edition), A Series of Interviews..

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..

Black women · Culture · Discussion · HBCU

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 women · Culture · Hair · HBCU

The Politics of Black Hair: Nappily Ever After, Wilberforce University (HBCU Edition)..

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)..

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..

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..