Black-Only Spaces Are Necessary

I understand why all races are hesitant about the idea of black only spaces. However I still feel like we need spaces specifically created by us, for us, because nobody else is going to do it for us. I get it, but this isn't segregation and it isn't based on hate or a dislike of … Continue reading Black-Only Spaces Are Necessary

"It’s A Black Thing, You Wouldn’t Understand"

Scrolling through Facebook and I come across BuzzFeed's 'We Need To Talk About This Photo Of Barack And Michelle Obama' post. I'm sure we've all seen the beautiful Essence cover featuring Michelle and Barack, we've all noticed that Michelle has been blessed with a booty right? Cool. So the post was talking about the cover as well … Continue reading "It’s A Black Thing, You Wouldn’t Understand"

Notting Hill Carnival & “Black on Black Crime”

A bank holiday in August only really means one thing.... ITS CARNIVAL!. If you didn't know every year during the August bank holiday Notting Hill Carnival begins. This massive event celebrating freedom of expression and also a reminder of the Caribbean islands many black people had left behind when coming to England.  This celebration of … Continue reading Notting Hill Carnival & “Black on Black Crime”