Black History Month Watchlist

She’s Gotta Have It (1986) is based on the life and sexual liberation of Spike Lee’s character, Nola Darling. Ms. Darling is a young artist living in Brooklyn who is involved with three men. The film depicts how she balances and ultimately comes to terms with it all. Feel free to check out my review…

Positive Affirmations for Black Women

I’m not sure who needs to hear this, but as black women we sometimes forget how important and worthy we are so I hope these positive affirmations serves as a reminder. I am important. I am beautiful. I am free to be who I am, dress how I want, do as I please. I am…

Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo”

Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” is a non-fiction work by the late author, Zora Neale Hurston. The book is based on Hurston’s 1927 interviews with Cudjo Lewis, the last known living survivor of the Middle Passage. She initially failed to find a publisher because the book was written AAVE and discussed a lot…

8 Podcasts That’ll Get You Through The Workday

Being bored at work is honestly torture especially when you’ve listened to all of your playlists and your coworker is trying to talk your head off. I’ve compiled a list of entertaining, intellectually stimulating, enlightening and hilarious podcasts that’ll get you through the day. Thank me later. Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby! is hosted by…

20 Female Rappers You Need to Be Checking For

I’m here to put you on to some female rappers that you should be listening to. It’s time for you to have some variety and maybe some new songs to add to a playlist or two. Dreezy (Chicago, Illinois) Dreezy is one of the few mainstream female rappers from her city. She’s been in the game…

The “Angry” Black Woman and the “Misunderstood” White Woman

Back in January, social media was in an uproar over comedian, Monique’s request for her fans/supporters to boycott streaming site, Netflix. Her request for a boycott against the streaming giant was in an effort to take a stand on the gender and race inequality that has been affecting her along with many other women of…

Iconic and Inspiring Girl Groups of the 90s & 2000’s

As you all know today is International Women’s Day so I thought it would be dope to celebrate and recognize the talented women who were apart of the girl groups that were popping during the 90’s and early 2000’s. Girl groups made up a big part of the hip hop and R&B scene at one…

Personal Growth 🌱

It’s important to better yourself, stay sharp and be well rounded. Regardless of age we should always strive to keep growing and progressing as people. Sometimes it’s good to take a step back, evaluate your priorities and work on yourself because we all know there’s always room for improvement when it comes to personal growth….

Movie Review: The Incredible Jessica James

I’m really starting to appreciate Netflix’s original series and movies more. One of my most recent favorites is The Incredible Jessica James (2017). The film stars Jessica Williams, Lakeith Stanfield and Chris O’Dowd. The film is about Jessica, a young black woman who is the embodiment of eccentric and colorful. Jessica is a struggling playwright…