Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

My goal during Pride Month is to consume black queer literature, and this was the first book I picked up. I had heard of Audre Lorde before I read this book, but I wasn’t familiar with her work and I didn’t know that she was gay. Before Zami, I don’t think I’d read any books by black queer authors that were specifically about being black … Continue reading Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

Insecure S4 E2: Lowkey Distant

Y’all. ANDREW TOOK THE CAKE! Last night’s episode was titled Lowkey Distant, which was perfect for all the stuff that went down. It seems like this season is Molly vs. everyone else, and I feel for Molly. I really want to see everything come together for her, but as her love life comes together, her friendship with Issa falls apart.  This episode was full of … Continue reading Insecure S4 E2: Lowkey Distant

Insecure S4 E1: Lowkey Feelin’ Myself

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a huge fan of Issa Rae. I’ve been watching Insecure since season one and I’ve been consuming as much of her content as I can ever since. So now that season four is out, I’m putting out episode recaps/reviews every Monday – new episodes premiere Sundays at 10 pm on HBO. Please keep in mind, these reviews … Continue reading Insecure S4 E1: Lowkey Feelin’ Myself

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Gentefied

Hey guys! I’m expanding the content that I’m sharing reviews on, and I want to talk about a show I just finished. As a person who loves seeing black film and television progress and blossom, I have to say I get just as excited by seeing other minorities experience their own cultural renaissance. I’m so hype for all the good Latinx content that’s being released … Continue reading Gentefied

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Y’all. I think I’m in love with this book. Quick backstory: This book has been sitting on my shelf for almost two years. When I graduated from college, one of my favorite professors happened to be retiring that same year (Hi Bob). He had a ton of books on his shelf and told me to feel free to grab any of them. I don’t think … Continue reading Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie