Lovin’ This Melanated Girl brings empowerment to black & brown women in D.C.

Shane Engedi’s natural hair event, Lovin’ this Melanated Girl D.C., was a low-key, lovely evening of black and brown women celebrating their hair journey and life experiences.

Blackness, Baltimore, and screening Solange Knowles’ ‘When I Get Home’

Solange’s visual album for “When I Get Home” was a toast not just to black culture, but to black American southern culture, afrofuturism, and the rise of the weird black girl.

I got to attend an advance screening of “Us” & here’s how that went down

As a black cinephile, retired emo kid and budding connoisseur of artful horror, I knew that seeing “Us” was going to be everything. Periodt. I count “Get Out” as one of the best films I’ve seen in awhile and one of my favorites. I love the trickle of suspense Jordan Peele takes pains to create.Continue reading “I got to attend an advance screening of “Us” & here’s how that went down”

Attending ‘March for Our Lives’ as a young, queer woman of color

Just by chance, I was able to make my way down to D.C. to be apart of history. Here is what that week-long endeavor was like.

Fall Out Boy, G-Eazy, Lizzo + Bebe Rexha take on gun violence with ‘Stay Amped’ benefit

Proceeds will go to Everytown for Gun Safety and Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ organization.