“It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.” – Charles de Montesquieu As a critic of my generation, I find my purpose to question what we are doing to push ourselves to our fullest potential, but I want to do a little reflection on the idea that is often unfairly placed … Continue reading ON AIR: The Never-Ending Story (the news) Needs a Face Lift
“Okay, I promise I’m not a feminist. Well, I mean I am a feminist based on the definition, but I don’t want to be called a feminist, because I’m not a man hating, over-sexed, abortion pushing, I need my birth control free kind of woman,” – For starters, feminism has never been about any of those things, and if you think it is, just stop … Continue reading FLAWED: Society’s Critique on Beyonce and Feminism
There’s a saying “there’s nothing new under the sun”, yet, in terms of justice, we think the game has changed, or better yet, we believe the lies: You can make a difference on Facebook, IG, Twitter, or from any social outlet. The Black American story is rich in oppression, conflict, and overcoming all obstacles, but lately it feels as if our generation is quickly believing … Continue reading Listen Up Young Black People, Social Media Is Not the ONLY Answer!
By now, the news cycle has almost already forgotten the uproar from the comments released by the media from the billionaire, Donald Sterling, and many in this post-racial America wouldn’t have it any other way. What I found most unnerving about the whole Donald Sterling situation were the comments from a segment of “post-racial” America that we live in; who either sympathized with Mr. Sterling’s … Continue reading Should we care about Mr. Sterling’s Rights? A Question for “Post-Racial” America