19 Minutes: There’s one thing NOBODY is talking about.

I admit it, admit it… (I) I admit it, I did it… (I)… I listened to the ENTIRE 19-minute song, I Admit, by R. Kelly. And as you can see above, I listened to a video that had the lyrics.…

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Regarding September this Summer: 5 Songs Taylor Swift Should NEVER Touch

If you don’t know by now, something tragic happened in the world of music in June, 2018. Taylor Swift, who I do respect and appreciate as an artist, did the unthinkable. I have decided that she did it, not to…

6 Reasons Why I’m Tired of All-White Parties

Remind me why we are still doing all-white parties again? Because I think we reached that expiration date about 4 years ago. Can we at least agree to wrap this trend up fairly quickly going forward?

Black Hair, or Health? 5 reasons why we need to do better.

DISCLAIMER WARNING Some of you may love or not love this post. I am writing it WITHOUT any particular person in mind. Take it for what it is and feel free to sound off your opinion, for or against, in…

Yeah, I Code-Switch. You should too. Fight Me

Wait, hold on. I’m not really a fighter. But I am a code-switcher, and I’m not ashamed. What is code-switching? According to Merriam-Webster, code-switching is: “The switching from the linguistic system of one language or dialect to that of another.” As…

Let’s Leave Father’s Day To The Dads, Mkay?

Whenever Father’s Day rolls around I find myself appreciative, conflicted and then angry throughout the day (in that order) with all the mixed messages I see floating around social media and the innanet (aka messy internet). And this is the…

Royal Wedding, Check. Royal Babies? Here are 5 tips for getting knocked up, Meghan.

Meghan Markle dazzled the world as she became the first American Royalty. No, really. She is the first American, let alone African-American to become legit royalty. (Ohh I hope she starts a hashtag or makes some bumper stickers with her…

Red Carpet Pandemonium: Have Prom Sendoffs Gotten Too Big?

By: Kiana Keys Red carpets. Strobe lights. Custom backdrops. Photo-booths. Classify these descriptions under “things you may see at a star-studded movie premiere.” Right? But these are actual scenes that I’ve seen play out at prom sendoffs as I drove…

Black Family Reunions: The Past and Present

Black family reunions. Matching t-shirts, picnics, whiffs of tender BBQ floating through the air, line-dancing, everyone getting along… well getting along most of the time. You know what I’m talking about. Oh yes, the black family reunion, baby! It’s a…