The Nuisanced Reality Of Dating: Is Anyone Ever Truly Enough?

Intimacy is extremely important to me. Outside of a sexual experience, I absolutely love quality time. I love cuddling and feeling the human touch. I’m realizing that even those who we create the most intimate moments with can only be granted limited access. If I had it my way, I would be married or at least in a long-term relationship. I love the ability to create memories and bonds with a special someone. So, for the past few days I’ve been on cloud 9, as I do this with someone…

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The Nation Watches As the Minneapolis City Council Votes to Defund the Minneapolis​ Police Department

Defunding police departments now sit squarely on the police reform radar. The concept is new to some and familiar to others. On, Sunday the Minneapolis city council voted to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it with a model that centers around real community safety. The decision sent ripples through many communities nationwide, as they too wrestle with police violence against its black and brown citizens. Leading this huge undertaking is MPD150, a collective of organizers, researchers, artists, and activists. MPD150 is clear on what their objective is. The…

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Dismantling Systems that Enable Police Terror

Dismantling Systems that Enable Police Terror  In response to the growing number immigrants in the United States, “the first publicly funded, organized police force with officers on duty full-time was created in Boston in 1838.”   Enforcement looks totally different when black bodies are involved. The horror stories of the treatment of slaves is no secret.  Being subjected to and threatened with death from noncompliance is something that black people are all too familiar with.  Black people have marched, cried and died surrounding the death of their peers at the hands…

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Social Media Commentary: Bounty Killer vz Beenie Man #Verzuz, Charlamagne Tha God and Doja Cat

Social Media Commentary: Bounty Killer vz Beenie Man #Verzuz, Charlamagne Tha God, Doja Cat Whew! This past week social media has been set ablaze.  Mayheim and messiness abound.  Listen, from here on out Digicel needs to do the Vezuz clashes. Cuz baby, that Bounty Killer vz Beanie Man  was a textbook example of how do a #Verzuz session. No buffering, clear sound, hit after hit after hit.  The po po couldn’t even shut them down! Big ups to the country of Jamaica, they did the dam thing.  They closed out…

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Breonna’s Law: No Knock Warrants Banned

Still reeling from her untimely death, the community celebrates a small but important victory. The Louisville police department voted in favor of Breonna’s Law. The legislation will officially ban the practice of no-knock warrants, or warrants that allow police to enter a suspect’s apartment without warning or notice. However, the officers responsible for Breonna’s death are still free. So, the legislation is a good starting point, but ultimately her killers need to face justice. Previous Report Kenneth Walker charges have been dropped. Kenneth Walker was the boyfriend of Breonna Taylor.…

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