By all accounts, weddings are one hell of a time; marriage, on the other hand, just looks like hell.
Every victim faces that determining moment, a choice between her peace and her project. A bottle of Belvedere vodka to the face was mine.
Today, Black people in America will step outside and be forced to look into the faces of the White, Latino, Asian and Arab men and women who hung them out to dry.
Black people, if nothing else, are going to spend money. So why is it we reject the opportunity to spend with each other?
Leveling up should be the norm, not the exception.
Everyone suffers when men fail to protect the innocence they create.
We may have had abandoned our methods, but our mentality is more of the same.
If a legacy of secrecy and suppression threaten to keep my son captive within his own community, a community that will expect him to come back one day and serve it, then that community owes it to him to end its silence.
Colorism is not a myth, it doesn’t work “both ways”, it doesn’t go away if we ignore it and it’s not resolved by dedicating Instagram pages to bikini clad Black women of darker hues
At what point does the well-being of our community outweigh our need to be entertained?