The Problem with the “It’s Just the Men You Date” Retort

Sexism is a pervasive system that successfully marginalizes women while also benefiting men. Whether consciously or not, women feel the pangs of sexism everyday whether it be having a man invade our personal space when we're out on the streets or being called a "bitch" or a "hoe" for doing something a man did not … Continue reading The Problem with the “It’s Just the Men You Date” Retort

Time to Pick the Bar off the Floor

A day ago, the TDE force we know to be Kendrick Lamar dropped his new single, Humble, along with a vibrant visual directed by Dave Meyers. Amongst the hype of Kendrick's new project, Black Twitter also made time to spark up a debate about his references to women's stretch marks, photoshop, and natural beauty. In the single, Kendrick expresses that … Continue reading Time to Pick the Bar off the Floor

An Open Letter to Kid Cudi and Other Black Folk Who Ain’t as ‘Care-Free’

Dear Kid Cudi, How are you? How've you been? I read your post about checking into rehab because you've been struggling with depression and suicidal urges. I think that took a lot of courage to publicly say. Especially as a Black person.. Even more especially as a Black man who is boxed into a rigid … Continue reading An Open Letter to Kid Cudi and Other Black Folk Who Ain’t as ‘Care-Free’