Carpe diem!

I think I know the moment I became disconnected with myself. While residing in Buffalo, I allowed myself to settle for any mediocre job opportunity that was at hand, for the sake of making ends meet. I hated every second of each temp job I attained. During this time I allowed other people-employers-to look at…

Take a Knee or Flee

I don’t know much about football or any sport at that. This should get your attention. Now you see where I’m going with this, right? Lately, amidst the unexpected announcement of  Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy and Cardi B’s major career milestone as a female rap artist. There’s been some serious shit going on in the country….

The AfroPunk Experience: Live in your truth

Leikeli47 performing at AfroPunk17 This post is long overdue, but it’s better now than never, right? When it comes to AfroPunk, a few things come to mind: Eclectic fashion Black culture Music Afros Natural hair/braids Unity Platfroms Free spirits Diversity Punk rockers & Of course a whole lot of “BK love” Personally,  after experiencing AfroPunk for…

According to America, not all are created equally 

I woke up this morning with a prayer in my heart and rapid thoughts running through my mind My black People this oppressive society was not made for us This society was not made to love us No matter how good we do and who we strive to be, we are always perceived as the…