For a lot of people, just the mention of Lena Dunham causes them roll their eyes or groan. But up until this point, I hadn’t considered myself to be a part of that group.
I got a piece published by Blavity! Check it out directly on their site!
What M.I.A. could have said about the Black Lives Matters Movement…
Ok I’ll admit it, I am not always aware of the types of discrimination happening globally. And I suspect there are many other Black people that are in the same boat. BUT, this is no fault of the Black Lives Matter movement.
How Season 2 is Different
Let’s be honest, watching the first couple of episodes of the second season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is…uncomfortable. Given the controversy surrounding some of the ways the show relied on racial stereotypes in the first season, some will applaud the writers for choosing to address the controversies head on, I will not.
A Journey to Appreciate Our History
I will admit that in the past, when I saw white people condemning, Iggy Azalea and the Kardashians for cultural appropriation or racism, I would
get a little annoyed. Not because I felt the need to defend the celebrities, but because it seemed like many were only speaking out because it was “trendy”.
My little response to Raven’s infamous words about people with “ghetto” names!
I wanted to make this video to talk about how I learned about racism, and why I am so passionate about calling out discrimination.