The other day, I did a no-no. I watched an episode of "Love & Hip Hop." And it was just as disturbing as I expected it to be. In the scene that rattled me the most violently, Tara and Amina were arguing yet again over Peter Gunz--the poster child for masked misogyny and acute irresponsibility. … Continue reading The Terms of Our Relationships
Month: January 2016
Originally, I named this blog "The Bluest i" because I thought I'd write at length about my decade-long battle with depression. I thought I'd explore the ways that American life breeds depression in black women; all the ways that black women hurt as a result of living in the kyriarchy; and how they may heal. And … Continue reading My First Post Since . . .