Eddie Long: Death Isn’t A Magic Eraser

There are many things unique to a childhood in Metro Atlanta. We rep the hospitals that ushered us into this world and argue over what, exactly, is considered Atlanta. Our celebrities are fodder for rants and gossip. ATLiens go on about who we saw walking through Lenox or who stopped by our jobs. There are … Continue reading Eddie Long: Death Isn’t A Magic Eraser

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8 Women Beside Evan Rachel Wood Who SLAY in Suits

So, I was cruising through Facebook and happen to see the following screenshot. I got mildly annoyed because like the brother above pointed out, Janelle Monae been wearing suits and wearing them well. But, like many other things, no one cares until a skinny young white broad does it. My Facebook friends and I started … Continue reading 8 Women Beside Evan Rachel Wood Who SLAY in Suits

Unpretty: Lena Dunham’s Missed Opportunity

  I can’t stand Lena Dunham and my disdain is well documented thanks to social media. When I caught wind of her recent shenanigans I was immediately annoyed. Frankly, I’m still annoyed. That said, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t identify with part of the apology she posted on her Instagram page. She … Continue reading Unpretty: Lena Dunham’s Missed Opportunity

Korryn Gaines and Waiting for Black Men to Say Our Names

A few weeks ago, after days of grieving the executions of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, I stepped off a train and into the streets to demand justice. I marched for three days and when I took rest my free time was spent glued to my laptop as news and movement updates filled my screen. … Continue reading Korryn Gaines and Waiting for Black Men to Say Our Names

We Gon’ Be Alright: #ATLisReady Reflection

By now, you've probably heard about the thousands of people that occupied the streets of Atlanta on Friday night to protest police brutality and white supremacy. I was one of those folks. When the day started, I wasn't sure if I would go. I waged an internal battle. My brain came up with excuse after … Continue reading We Gon’ Be Alright: #ATLisReady Reflection

Lil Kim, Lemonade and Black Girl Pain

Almost a week later, people are still high on Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Despite repeated attempts from detractors, no one has been able to burst our Black girl bubble. Well, at least the one surrounding Beyoncé. As we downloaded Tidal and placed the album on repeat, Lil Kim dropped a picture on Instagram that set off a … Continue reading Lil Kim, Lemonade and Black Girl Pain