Trump Removes “Fake News” from Briefings

As in my previous article, I mentioned the importance of media in a Democratic state. The United States prides itself culturally on being the land of the free, thus including the importance of free speech and freedom of the press. Media then has a right to openly state opinions or critiques of anything happening in day to day life, including the actions of the state. … Continue reading Trump Removes “Fake News” from Briefings

Top Three Favorite Books on Feminsim

Based on personal opinion, these are my top favorite books on feminism I have come across. Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay I finished this book in a day. I read it front to back two summers ago. It reaffirmed but validated the flaws I had in my philosophies on social structure and modern gender equality. It, through the author’s voice, allowed for a natural growth of … Continue reading Top Three Favorite Books on Feminsim

Black History Month Profiles: “Confessions of a Fangirl: I can’t get enough of Chimamanda & Michelle”

Originally posted on Rowana Abbensetts:
? It’s time that I just got this off of my chest: I’m absolutely infatuated with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Michelle Obama. Honestly, I could write two separate essays on why these two ladies inspire me so much, and maybe I will one day because I believe that are both already legendary and worthy of note from a historical perspective. But for… Continue reading Black History Month Profiles: “Confessions of a Fangirl: I can’t get enough of Chimamanda & Michelle”

Black History Month Profiles: Happy Birthday Ms. Nina Simone

84 years ago today, the singer was born in North Carolina on February 21st, 1933; she was the sixth of eight children. This singer was known for her distinct vocals, and stage presence while performing. Having playing the piano regularly for the community choir by the time she was six, she had garnered much attention. Though she also had encounters with civil rights at a young … Continue reading Black History Month Profiles: Happy Birthday Ms. Nina Simone

Black History Month Profiles: Beyoncé’s Lemonde

After her 20 plus years in the music industry, many felt that at the 59th Grammys, Beyonce was a shoein to win the coveted album of the year for Lemonade. Rewind to last year’s halftime show performance, Beyonce had debuted her new single ‘Formation’ to the world during her performance along side Bruno Mars and the Main artist of the event Coldplay.   Her performance … Continue reading Black History Month Profiles: Beyoncé’s Lemonde

Black History Month Profiles: Why were Black people slaves?

As I mentioned in Why I Hate Black History Month the lack of information I had growing up always irritated me as to the justification of Black History.Time again and again I was reminded my ancestors somewhere down the line were slaves. But  one thing I could never understand was why? Why were people slaves? Why were BLACK people slaves?   “Slavery: the treatment of human beings as … Continue reading Black History Month Profiles: Why were Black people slaves?

What Comes Next

This week has been… interesting. I try to speak from an impersonal perceptive. Honestly. Because this site will cover political events and acknowledging that my opinion on a matter will certainly differ from someone else’s opinion, I try to justify my opinions with facts. As my previous post suggests, Trump is not a fan of facts. At least not facts that exists in the real … Continue reading What Comes Next