Just Because You’re Famous Does Not Mean You’re Rich: On Geoffrey Owens and Honest Work #LabourDay #LaborDay

It’s Labour Day and I want to talk about work.  I want to talk about a famous celebrity from the Cosby Show who was recently spotted working at Trader Joe’s. I want to talk about honest work and doing work that you love and trying to balance that with doing work that pays the bills, … Continue reading Just Because You’re Famous Does Not Mean You’re Rich: On Geoffrey Owens and Honest Work #LabourDay #LaborDay

On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing

Let’s just cut to the chase: Ariana Grande got groped on live TV, and I didn’t even bat an eye.  That’s what’s bothering me.  But first, context: It was Aretha Franklin’s funeral — a funeral unlike any I’ve witnessed in recent memory. We haven’t had a funeral like this since Maya Angelou’s. It was the most … Continue reading On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing

#ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

*Spoiler Alert* (also, get with the program and watch this show in real-time like the rest of us, lol.) The episode began and ended with cunnilingus. *nods in approval* (How many times can you say THAT about a show?) After receiving some blow back over the infamous blow job of last season (see here), Insecure … Continue reading #ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

The #RoyalWedding is the Perfect Example of Why I Want to Elope

Most of us like Meghan Markle.  She’s gorgeous, she’s adorable, and she’s smart.  She’s accomplished, she’s an actor, and she has a career.  She is Black and divorced and American.  She lives life on her own terms. But the real reason why many of us like Meghan Markle is because her family is as jacked … Continue reading The #RoyalWedding is the Perfect Example of Why I Want to Elope