Category: culture

about the people and world around us and how we all relate to one another. art, news, humanity, etc.

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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair explores the history of the charity fashion spectacle produced by Eunice W. Johnson that redefined the concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans.

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“Got my back?” Check one: Y / N

There is no easy way to convey how on our guard or walking on eggshells some people of color (especially QPoC) are in predominantly white spaces.

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“…being offended is pointless”

Have been seeing “…being offended is pointless” and similar sentiments lately, usually when being told “there are more important things to worry about”, and I disagree.

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Filmfest DC – April 20-30, 2017

Filmfest DC is back for its 31st year in Washington, DC, bringing new and exciting international films to the community. Filmfest DC strives to bring films of current interest and debate to the culturally curious and diverse DC community.

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Sunday. Self-Care. Solidarity.

Woke up on Sunday, a little motivated. By the end of the day I had taken care of myself, treated myself, and joined a demonstration outside the White House because this is not normal.

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Light After the Storm

So… how about that Friday? Nah, forget that, OMG Saturday guys! If you wanted to know what had a worldwide mandate, it became pretty darn clear. Also, someone needs to plan a house for wayward boys when events like this roll around.

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TIME covers Trump meltdown

There is no tried and true status gauge for political campaigns, but these TIME Magazine covers are officially declaring a Trump meltdown. “Inside Donald Trump’s Meltdown” on August 22, 2016 and “Inside Donald Trump’s Total Meltdown” October 24, 2016.