Coachella and Beyoncé Consistently Prioritizing her Black Womanhood

Eight hours. Eight hours is how long my friends and I waited at the gate for Beyoncé to grace the main stage at Coachella. We flew all the way out from Charlotte, North Carolina to witness this moment. We had been counting down the days for a whole year. Upon arriving to Coachella, I became … Continue reading Coachella and Beyoncé Consistently Prioritizing her Black Womanhood

To be Depressed and Happy

It's a really trippy feeling, you know. It's like I'm smiling while I'm drowning. It's like hugging a knife or skipping through traffic. I don't know. I could sit here and try and piece together many more fancy metaphors but none will truly capture the complexity of what it is like to be depressed and … Continue reading To be Depressed and Happy

‘Get Out’ Reveals the Horror of Liberal Racism

At times, it is believed that when Black Americans reach a certain place in society they are invulnerable to racism and are exempt from being boxed into anti-black stereotypes. Supposedly, if Black Americans live in suburban neighborhoods, dress "respectably," and talk "properly," they are not faced with as much racism as Black Americans who live … Continue reading ‘Get Out’ Reveals the Horror of Liberal Racism