SOCIAL MISREPRESENTATION: WHY DO SO MANY PEOPLE PORTRAY A LIFE ON INSTAGRAM THEY DON’T ACTUALLY LIVE

“Come one man, you’re not that interesting.” I like millions of others belong to the Instagram community. A platform where millions of people share their photos and video content with … Continue reading SOCIAL MISREPRESENTATION: WHY DO SO MANY PEOPLE PORTRAY A LIFE ON INSTAGRAM THEY DON’T ACTUALLY LIVE

CONTENT NOT JUST TEXT: HOW I AM GROWING MY WORDPRESS BLOG

“Growing my community, one post at a time.” I have been blogging since August of 2015, and now that I have found myself in the groove of things, I am … Continue reading CONTENT NOT JUST TEXT: HOW I AM GROWING MY WORDPRESS BLOG

GENDER FRIENDSHIPS: CAN MEN AND WOMEN REALLY JUST BE FRIENDS

“Friendzone is a hard zone.” I was contributing to a discussion on a Facebook page of a woman I know who was having a hard time regarding finding male friends. … Continue reading GENDER FRIENDSHIPS: CAN MEN AND WOMEN REALLY JUST BE FRIENDS

FED UP: WHY BLACK WOMEN HAVE CHOSEN TO BE WITH NON BLACK MEN

“Slim options, forced to keep an open mind.” Over the recent years, interracial dating and marriage have climbed in the African American community. And for the longest it was the … Continue reading FED UP: WHY BLACK WOMEN HAVE CHOSEN TO BE WITH NON BLACK MEN

PEER PRESSURE: WHY SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T FIGHT IT

“A time in life without a sense of self.” When you’re growing up in school, you seek to fit into the environment of that academic space. And coincidentally enough, that … Continue reading PEER PRESSURE: WHY SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T FIGHT IT

POLITICAL SHIFT: HOW THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY COULD REIGN SUPREME ACROSS AMERICA

“The pendulum is starting to swing.” Since the mayoral and other council races back in November of this year, party lines have already began to show a sign of turning … Continue reading POLITICAL SHIFT: HOW THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY COULD REIGN SUPREME ACROSS AMERICA

THE NEXT GREAT MIGRATION: WHERE WILL THE BLACK COMMUNITY GO NEXT

“On the road again.” I was recently reading an article in the newspaper from the city I grew up in which stated that it is the 4th worst city for … Continue reading THE NEXT GREAT MIGRATION: WHERE WILL THE BLACK COMMUNITY GO NEXT

SIDE GIGS: WHY MAKING ANOTHER INCOME IS CRUCIAL IN AMERICA TODAY

“Nothing wrong with F-U money.” In America today, working a conventional day job has become hard to come by in this ever changing society. So with that said, when working … Continue reading SIDE GIGS: WHY MAKING ANOTHER INCOME IS CRUCIAL IN AMERICA TODAY

THE CHANGE IN TIMES: WHY HOLIDAYS ARENT THE SAME AS THEY USE TO BE

“Togetherness isn’t togetherness anymore.” When I was growing up, the holidays were spent at my great grandmother’s house. As time went on and people started having children and getting married, … Continue reading THE CHANGE IN TIMES: WHY HOLIDAYS ARENT THE SAME AS THEY USE TO BE

GIVING THANKS: WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR

“The reasons we keep giving.“ Two days ago was the Thanksgiving holiday. So many people have their interpretation for what this holiday means to them. And for me, Thanksgiving was … Continue reading GIVING THANKS: WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR

PURSUE OR PAUSE: WHAT MAKES US NOT PURSUE

“I’m afraid to pursue, but more afraid to not.” Moving to New York City to attend graduate would have been a very scary move for so many, but not me. … Continue reading PURSUE OR PAUSE: WHAT MAKES US NOT PURSUE

THE HELP IS LEAVING: WHY UPPER AND UPPER MIDDLE CLASS WHITES MIGHT REALLY DISLIKE TRUMP

“We used to nurse their young, now we nurse their young; uhhh wait a minute!” The above photo is from the movie The Help which starred a host of Hollywood … Continue reading THE HELP IS LEAVING: WHY UPPER AND UPPER MIDDLE CLASS WHITES MIGHT REALLY DISLIKE TRUMP