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

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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

ANTP: 27 Questions Black People Have for Other Black People

Heller! By now, you've probably heard about a Buzzfeed video, 27 Questions Black People Have for Other Black People, that has collectively pissed off the Negro section of the internet. It pissed me the hell off but sadly, I wasn't able to explain my disdain on this week's episode of Three Fifs. So, I filmed … Continue reading ANTP: 27 Questions Black People Have for Other Black People