Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Work

And no, I don’t mean the work capitalism requires of you to survive everyday. I mean now—in this outrageously scary and demoralizing moment—is the best…

Fred Hampton Would Have Been 72 Today

As I’ve learned to decolonize what I once thought was true and reeducate myself on the actual histories of different groups throughout time, I’ve discovered…

5 Things

1. Best friends on Baylor’s first day of school 2. From Luster by Raven Leilani 3. A giant puppy neighbor 4. Aren’t these the prettiest?…

When the Grief is Vast and Overwhelming

I stopped writing posts about quarantining and staying home back in April when I thought this period would slow down by the fall. What a…

Balancing My Hair with the Cantu Deep Treatment Masque

I haven’t had the worst hair days recently, but I’ve been quite annoyed with the state of my curls in between wash days (I also…

Sports Are on Strike for Jacob Blake and Black Lives

On Sunday night, 29-year-old Jacob Blake was breaking up a fight between two women in Kenosha, WI when KPD responded and shot him in the…

The Back to School Playlist

River by Leon Bridges Tomb by Angelo De Augustine So Little Time by Honeywater Chesapeake by Better Oblivion Community Center and Phoebe Bridgers Bukowski by…

Reactions to ‘Luster’ – Raven Leilani’s First Novel

The past few books I’ve read were quite difficult for me to get through, which I’m not sure is because of reading burnout (is this…

The Summer to Fall Floral Transition Dress

Tash + Sophie dress, Ann Taylor belt, Cole Haan shoes, Madewell bag I’m in no shortage of floral tops or dresses (previous outfit examples here…

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