Recognition and reward insanity — stop expecting to win in a race that was never meant to include us…

When are marginalized creatives going to stop the insanity of expecting recognition for our talents when the entertainment industry wasn’t made to include us in realistic, substantial, or powerful ways? To be clear, by us I mean: nonstereotypical Black, and brown, disabled, LGBTQ men, women and children i.e., …

Tell our men to bring their friends — our Asian fam needs us

I am peaceful, but I’m not a passivist — never have been — never will be…I never started a fight, but I ended plenty and stay prepared. My Grandfather taught me how to defend myself, because he said, “the world isn’t safe [for women and girls]”. I was an only…

Black youth and hip hop don’t speak for all of us

Let me preface this piece by saying I have and will always stand with the Asian community — especially following the racist murder of 6 Asian women in Georgia and increased attacks across the country. Sadly, as we call for unity between Black and Asian communities, another controversy unfolds. TheGrio.com…

A funny but true story

White women we don’t want your sad, sloppy seconds

Let me preface this story by saying this is not about all white people or the faithful and loving few who honor, respect Black and brown people. This story is not about white people who are proudly and happily married to Black and brown people like: Alexis Ohanian, Paul Wall…

Why are we calling the police on sleepy Black people? #DontFallAsleepinGeorgia

This story hits home for me because I suffer from insomnia…

TMZ and other outlets report that Tiffany Haddish was arrested in Georgia after she was allegedly found asleep behind the wheel. Right now all the details aren’t clear, but what we do know is:

  • Someone called the police on…

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