If you don’t know Franchesca Ramsey, you should. https://twitter.com/chescaleigh #race #gender

Ramsey breaks down racism, gender, classicism etc. and the intersections between them like a boss. Best, while she’s funny, it doesn’t dilute her message. She’s not trying to make you feel better, merely making these real-time, real life lessons a bit easier for the general public to absorb, if they are so inclined. Way to make ’em … Continue reading If you don’t know Franchesca Ramsey, you should. https://twitter.com/chescaleigh #race #gender

I am seriously in love with @amandalastenberg… #race #blackculture

Words I never thought I’d utter, ever LOL. But Amandala Stenberg is kind of fabulous. I knew it when I saw her bad ass little self in the movie Columbiana, but now I see she’s just as impressive in real life. Amandla commented on Kylie Jenner’s recent photo of herself with cornrows, and my first … Continue reading I am seriously in love with @amandalastenberg… #race #blackculture

Do Powerful Minorities Have a Duty to Give Back?

This was the topic of conversation in a live debate I watched on Huffington Post, and the short answer is yes. But the bigger responsibility must come from the everyday man and woman. Charity begins at home. Until our communities collectively and consistently promote education, exposure, freedom of thought, self-esteem, and all of the other foundational tools … Continue reading Do Powerful Minorities Have a Duty to Give Back?