A PoemContinue reading “She’s Strange”
I honestly never planned on reading this book simply because I thought, “I’m Black, I’m antiracist by default! Why would I waste my time on this book?”
Well, I’m here today to let you know my time was not wasted, and I learned that racism transcends Blackness and Whiteness. It also forced me to take a long, deep look inside myself and everything I thought I was doing right and just how pervasive and deep-rooted this country’s racism really is.Continue reading ““How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi Book Review”
These are 3 different poems that aren’t so merry about the most “wonderful time of the year.”Continue reading “Christmas Season Poems”
Disturbing and thought-provoking. This is a rather sinister take on a future of social media influencers and inequality.Continue reading “Note to Self: Reedsy Review”
I don’t know what it is about this wig, but every time within the past week that I started wearing it, I’ve been getting all kinds of attention. This all happened the middle of November, by the way.
The first day I wore it was on Wednesday, but I was too ashamed to leave my hall after getting lunch because I was worried it would be too obvious and attract too many judging eyes. I retreated to my room and decided to try again on Thursday.Continue reading “The Wig”
There’s a lot to unpack, but it’s worth a read. Gives single folks a renewed appreciation for single life.Continue reading ““Sidelined: The Contract”: Reedsy Review”
by Rae’s Violet
Dallas rapper Chris Henyard’s EP Fall Tapes, Vol. 1 is good for chilling out and vibing. It dropped December 4, his first EP following his recent album, The IG Collection. Fall Tapes Vol. 1 has mellow, chill lyricism over moody beats that speak to the emotions brought on by a rough year.
I did a track-by-track rundown for what you can expect from this 8 minute EP!Continue reading “Fall Tapes, Vol. 1: Music Review”
On a weekend break from college, I went back home to Dallas (which only seems far when you don’t have your car with you.) My mom and I were quite hungry, so we decided to get breakfast on the way home.Continue reading “Tia Dora’s Bakery”
I went through all the trouble of writing this weekly journal for Race Psychology and prof decides the day before to notify us it’s scrapped, not due! I didn’t want to waste that time and energy for nothing.
Continue reading “Scrapped Journal!: Thoughts on Sexism and Sexual Discrimination/ Heteronormativity”
Compelling. In order to have a fantasy without flaws, you must first face your reality with open eyes.Continue reading “Lost in a Dream: Reedsy Review”