“I’m from Grenada” is an Easy Reply Rooted in Avoidance, To Start

Today is the 47th anniversary of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique's independence from the United Kingdom. When people ask me where I'm from, they don't mean "Where in the United States are you from?" or "Where in Brooklyn are you from?" They usually mean, "Which caribbean island are you from?" or "Are you Spanish?" My... Continue Reading →

“How is your dad?”

Before today, the last time I remembered tearing up on the train was when I witnessed a blind man standing across from me using his senses to navigate his surroundings. He had effortlessly folded away his walking stick, and instead seemed to sink into the bustle of the train car. I couldn't take my eyes... Continue Reading →

Not You, Too

I cannot imagine dealing with the stressors of work life, personal life, and my boss, or colleague constantly whipping out his member upon my entrance then relieving himself in the potted plant that stood near the framed picture of his wife and kids. Imagine that shit. With the amount of allegations to come out within the last... Continue Reading →

#WomenAreLit 🔥🔥. Period.

Michael Bloomberg is considering running for president. Spoiler Alert: Ben finally got rid of Olivia on The Bachelor. When I thought today couldn't get better, I noticed a trend on Twitter, just in time for Black History Month - #BeingABlackGirlIsLit. I have mixed feelings about this. While I'm all for Black women empowerment (being a Black... Continue Reading →

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