AAVE Is Not Stan Language (A Rant)

Once again, Black culture is being appropriated. What's new? There was a recent debate on social media about African American Vernacular English (AAVE). For a couple of years, people have been trying to rename AAVE as "Stan Language." Brittany Tomlinson, AKA "Kombucha girl", recently shared an uninformed, Tik Tok video on AAVE. She believes that... Continue Reading →

Social Media, Your Misogynoir Is Showing AGAIN

(I have previously written about Lizzo, Summer Walker, and Twitter’s obsession with humbling Black women. Just click the keywords for the link!) Examples of the “jokes” about Meg Last week, Twitter joked about Megan Thee Stallion being shot and prayed for Kanye’s health in the same breath. We revisit social media’s love of using Black... Continue Reading →

You Hate Lizzo Cause She’s Fat & Black

Surprise! Social media has found another Black woman to harass. Hating Lizzo has become a new hobby for people on social media. She’s the topic of discussion even when the topic doesn’t involve her. Lizzo is always being picked apart for the smallest things. People think hating Lizzo is a personality trait. This Lizzo hate/obsession... Continue Reading →

These Celebrities Are Out of Touch!

How many of you find this quarantine unbearable? How many of you find celebrities' narcissistic reactions to this quarantine unbearable? There is a pandemic and people are scared. We are living in fear while some of the most privileged people in the world show us just how out of touch they really are. Celebrities and... Continue Reading →

Artists That Defined My Decade

Beyonce Favorite song- Blow Favorite album- 4 Now Beyonce has been the soundtrack to my life because I’ve been listening to this woman since before I can remember. I downloaded Beyoncé’s self titled from Tumblr (don’t tell the Beyhive) the night it was released by surprise. I would sit up in my living room watching... Continue Reading →

Summer Walker and Social Anxiety

I’ve been disappointed but not surprised by the reaction Black people have had towards Summer Walker. Y’all were just screaming that Black people need to open up about mental health and here you are degrading a Black woman for opening up about her mental health. The reasons for it? Many people are unsympathetic to celebrities,don’t... Continue Reading →

The Case of the “N-Word”

A recent video of notoriously, anti-Black actress, Gina Rodriguez using the n-word has sparked another debate: Who can and who can't use the n-word? So, of course, everyone has been showing their asses this week. I wanted to weigh on this touchy subject and I have A LOT to say. When Black Americans put boundaries... Continue Reading →

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