Why Being An Educated Black Person is Emotionally Tiresome

Being an educated black person is emotionally exhausting. It is. Lately, A few things have been weighing on my spirit about being #BlackOnCampus and why #BlackLivesMatter – two subjects that have have been at the heart of some primetime news network, college campus discussions, and dinner tables nationwide. This might be a lengthy post, so I’m going…

True Solitude

As a twenty-something in the 2015, I’ve found that it is not easy to be alone. Not alone meaning relationships, but alone meaning solitude. For starters, I live alone. Sometimes I have friends over, sometimes I just like to sit. But even though I am physically alone, I am never really alone.

Hypermasculinity: Society’s Misinformed View of Black Males

Black Males. Where do I start? Where CAN I start? This post topic has been weighing on my heart and soul since the summer George Zimmerman was acquitted. The weight grew more and more heavy every week, when I would go to compose a tweet, open a magazine, or watch tv.. and see a DEAD black man (or child…It is…