So, I Googled ‘Moisturizers for Brown Skin’ and got Skin Bleach as a Result

I’m going to keep this nice and brief. I am in need of a new moisturizer, so I did a quick Google search. After Googling ‘moisturizers for brown skin,’ one of the first products… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Colin Kaepernick’s ‘Time’ Magazine Cover

  Even with the wealth of digital information, magazine covers are still one of the most telling indicators of a cultural climate. For this reason, Colin Kaepernick’s  image on the October issue of Time holds… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Harper’s Bazaar India’s ‘9 Wonders of the World!’

The new issue of Harper’s Bazaar India has 9 issues, (Whaaat? Who does that?) and it is a cover series titled “9 Wonders of the World.” For the first time in History, two… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Lupita Nyong’o’s October issue ‘Vogue’ Cover!

  For the second year in a row, Lupita Nyong’o is on the cover of the October issue of Vogue. I couldn’t be more elated because I adore her work. The oscar-winning and Tony Award nominated… Continue reading

Patrice Brown is a curvy educator. Get over it.

By now, you’ve probably seen photographs of Patrice Brown–an Atlanta based elementary school teacher that has been thrust into the social media spotlight because she is…curvy. Ms. Brown (we’ll put the Ms. in front of… Continue reading

Raphael Albert’s ‘Miss Black and Beautiful’ Exhibition is a Stunning Celebration of Black Beauty

I admire photographer Raphael Albert’s work, because he captured black women at a time when it was unpopular to do so. In the midst of prejudice and discrimination against West Indian immigrants in the… Continue reading

Because of Beyonce’s 2016 VMA Performance, I Am Now Afraid of Mediocrity.

Beyoncé is currently the greatest living performer, hands down. Whenever she graces a stage, one is guaranteed to get a show. It makes no difference if her hair is caught in a fan,… Continue reading

On ‘Southside With You’ and The Beautiful Significance of Tika Sumpter as Michelle Obama

Richard Tanne’s Southside with You is a love story. Although it is a fictionalized account of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s first date, I took the film for what it is–an… Continue reading

On Mariah Havard and the Banned ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-Shirt

  It’s no secret that I LOVE clothes. Along with being a stylish form of expression, clothes also have the power of making important statements. Sometimes, however, these important statements spark undeserved consternation–like the… Continue reading

The Amazon Boutique Prayer

Below is the prayer that everyone should say before buying clothes from Amazon. You’re welcome. Our Father in Heaven: I come to you today because ordered an outfit from China on Amazon. I did… Continue reading