I Wrote a Book!

It’s been a long time coming but I am now happy to announce that I’ve released my first book. It’s titled Purple to Lavender as an ode to Womanism and it is filled with short stories and poems that are inspired by young black women. I’ve been working on this for a year and it…

Don’t Need to Be Respectable to be Respected

Too many humans have this odd tendency to fault themselves when they’ve been wronged and I find that… interesting but most of all troubling. They think that if they had done something differently, that would’ve prevented them from being violated in whatever way they experienced said violation. Example: “Maybe I shouldn’t have done this. Maybe…

An Open Letter to Elle Varner

Dear Elle, Whenever I listen to your music I feel like you’ve been going through my diary. A lot of your songs speak to me and my trials and tribulations when it comes to love and finding myself. For example, Not Tonight perfectly sums up how I felt about my crush growing up. I was…

What I’ve Learned From My Vegetarian Journey

If you’ve been following my blog for a couple of months, you’d know that I’ve been fully vegetarian for about four months now. I decided to become a vegetarian for health reasons. Before, I had a terrible habit of eating red meat and I didn’t really care for grilled/baked options so I decided to just…