Yams and mac and cheese

Celebrating Thanksgiving in this country is more controversial than, well, ever. The Disneyesque version of events where Native Americans and pilgrims cheerfully broke bread together and then went on their merry little ways to happily live out the rest of their days...just ain’t true. We all(should) know that Native Americans were unceremoniously and horrifically decimated... Continue Reading →

Can’t pray it away.

2019 has been amazing for growth. I saw a ton of black people actively eliminating generational curses, dealing with their own internalized antiblackness, making self-care a priority, getting back in touch with their spiritual roots and seeking help for mental health-related issues. We are clearly starting to put ourselves first and it shows. But while... Continue Reading →

Grandmas, stop romanticizing relationships of the past. That ain’t it, sis.

Hey, I’m JanayB and I’m new here so I suppose an introduction is needed. You’ll typically find me writing posts about intersectionality, white privilege, the happenings of “wokebook” and stuff that affects the black community in my IWWs (Intersectional Wednesday Workshops). The goal? To corral white fragility, to prop-up marginalized voices, amplify black issues and... Continue Reading →

Be Like Harriet

  Perhaps Alabama and Georgia should erase the border and become known as Geobama. A united land dedicated to backward-ass lawmaking and conservative thinking riddled in oppression and hypocrisy that permeates them both. Maybe I’m just some uppity northerner that doesn’t understand the south? I mean, my family is from the south—and now I understand... Continue Reading →

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