Daily Prompt: Disrupt: On Khloe Kardashian, Tristan Thompson, and the Inevitability of that TMZ Story

via Daily Prompt: Disrupt Tristan Thompson clearly has a pattern. When his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig was pregnant with his son, Prince, in 2016, he began dating and presumably boinking Khloe Kardashian. Now, those of us that follow celebrity news see that he has also been boinking other women during Khloe’s pregnancy with their newborn daughter. […]

I Almost Got Kicked Out of Macedonia Cinemark Taking Notes on This Movie, so, However Many Weeks Later, This is What I Thought About While Watching ‘Hidden Figures’

I live in a house located at the intersection of American Citizenship Avenue right before it turns into Black Woman Boulevard, where it crosses Motherhood Mount, right before it turns into Writers Way. It’s an exhausting place to live sometimes. American is a ridiculously busy street where the traffic moves at an excruciatingly slow pace, […]

Love Deez Nutz, or Why Van Jones Is Wrong and Maybe Even a Bit of a Bullshitting Magical Negro, or Happy Friday from My Corner of Trump’s America–Whatever You Like–I’m Tired

One of the reasons that I dislike the way that black people deify Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is that it makes a lot of us adopt a passive way of dealing with racism and racist white people that is really fucking unproductive. MLK was a Christian minister. He advocated for nonviolent protest and civil disobedience […]

Daily Prompt: Treasure

via Daily Prompt: Treasure I like words like “treasure.” Words that are nouns and verbs. That allow me to talk about what I have and what I do. I am getting married in 21 days. I never thought I’d ever get married. I was raised by married parents, at whose wedding I was the flower […]

Being Insecure: The Complication of Wanting Romantic Love as a Cis Hetero Black Femme Feminist

So I watched the final three episodes of “Insecure”– If you don’t know “Insecure,” then you should get to know it. It’s entertaining as hell. Even though it trades on some of the most tired paradigms of black entertainment–my least personal favorite being the funny fat friend (since she is who I battle with myself on a daily […]