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 →

Twerking is a Cultural Dance

Twerking is a cultural dance. Why is it often seen as demeaning? Cultures within the African diaspora have similar dances that involve pelvic gyrations. Although twerking and whining are not the same, twerking most likely was influenced by our African ancestry. Why is whining seen as a legit cultural dance while twerking is not?As influential as... Continue Reading →

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