In the wake of the Serena Williams 'Outburst' scandal, a lot of emotions were evoked inside me. When I watched the clip of the infamous 'outburst' and what transpired on the court, I could not finish watching it. When I was reading all the stuff online about Serena, I had no idea it was that … Continue reading Serena Williams, Kirsty Coventry And Comfort Dondo; A Tale Of Three Women.
Recently I was having a conversation with a friend who has a teenage boy, and she told me that her son told her that he doesn't date black girls. It was quite sad because the way she said it was as though it was something to be proud of, that her son is not attracted … Continue reading Why I Am Teaching My Boys To Date Black Girls
My two-year-old little girl is the epitome of what it means to be a strong, black girl child. She is that kind of girl who just loves life to the fullest. She is fearless and bold, everything I wasn't when I was a child, I was ever so timid and shy. But not my little girl, … Continue reading When Children Are Born Racist
Dear Munroe Bergdorf. You are the woman who recently got fired by L'Oreal for saying this, "All white people are racist. Most of ya’ll don’t even realise or refuse to acknowledge that your existence, privilege and success as a race is built on the backs, blood and death of people of colour. Your entire existence … Continue reading Black People Are The Better Race
Yes, I know. Backward thinking. Colonized corroded mentality. Mental slavery at it's best. Pathetic Self-hating mindset. Who would say such a thing? 'Everyone wants a light skinned baby'. Well, that is what one slave, a self-hating Zimbabwean man said on my Facebook page in response to my article on my beautiful new baby Charo. I … Continue reading Everyone Wants A Light Skinned Baby
I dare every black person to go and watch the racially charged horror movie GET OUT. It was written and directed by Jordan Peele, who has made history by being the first black writer/director to create a debut feature film that's earned more than 100 million at the box office. I hate horror films, but this … Continue reading Dear Black People, GET OUT Of The White Jesus System
When I was young, growing up in Africa in a country where lighter skinned women are the epitome of beauty, I once asked a woman whom I looked up to why women with light skin were considered more beautiful than women with dark skin. Her answer was straightforward, "Because men like women with lighter skin, … Continue reading Why I Blame The Black Man For Black People’s Self-Hate
So Coronation Street has issued an apology regarding the racist joke that was made during the bank holiday Monday episode when Eva Price said “I have more roots than Kunta Kinte,” in a visit to the hair salon to get her roots retouched. Kunta Kinte was a character from the novel Roots. Based on a real-life … Continue reading Why Black People Should Not Accept The Racism Of Coronation Street