Remember the first time you really liked someone who was completely wrong for you? The guy who you would cry to your friends about every time he wronged you…just for you to be right back in his arms a day later? The guy who your parents absolutely despised but nothing they could say would ever cause you to stray from him. While you’re head … Continue reading We’ve ALL Been There…
The young lady pictured above is Uyinene Mrwetyana. She was a 19-year-old film and media student at the University of Cape Town who was last seen Saturday, August 30 at a local post office. Uyinene visited the post office that day to merely inquire about a package she was expecting, but was told to return later because the electricity wasn’t working at the postal facility at … Continue reading Uyinene Mrwetyana’s Death Sparked Public Outcry Over Violence Against Women In South Africa
Violence and hip-hop have always gone hand in hand. Rather it be rappers documenting the death and disparity within the hoods they were raised in or the death that they claim to have inflicted upon others. Nevertheless, guns and rap go together like ham and cheese. Artists are glorified for living by the street codes in which they rap about. Newcomer Da Baby has proven … Continue reading Our Hip Hop Artists Are At Risk
As we close out Mental Health Awareness Month yet another year, please know and understand that your mental health is just as important as your physical health. As we’ve been witness to many celebrities, even loved ones and friends, who had seemingly good health and a seemingly good lifestyle harm or kill themselves due to mental trauma that was taken lightly…or not acknowledged at all. … Continue reading Signs You Need A Mental Health Vacation
Honestly, every creative asks themselves the same questions right before they begin a new project. Who? What? When? Where? Why? And How? And don’t think blogging is any different. Every blogger asks themselves before putting their fingers to the keyboard, What do you say? How do I get my point across? How many words should I use? Where do I start? Well don’t worry about … Continue reading How To Start A Blog! Simple AF
Remember that episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air when Will and Carlton went through rush week for a college fraternity and the leader didn’t want to let Carlton in because he said he was a “sell out”? Is that a true, real life representation of how black people view each other based on financial status? Black children that are raised in affluent neighborhoods, with … Continue reading “The Carlton Banks Syndrome” Are Privileged Black Kids Considered Less “Down” Than Inner City Black Kids?
At the end of the day, everyone wants to be happy and in love one day. And to get there it takes time, patience and most importantly the right person. When you’ve been in more than one relationship throughout the course of your life, you learn what you will and will not accept, which makes it a lot easier to maneuver in this new-age of … Continue reading Five Tips To Remember When Entering A New Relationship After Being In A Toxic One