Why Issa Rae is Bae

Regular AF! She created an entire show on the everyday experience of an average black woman in ‘The Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl’!! Need I say more? Most of the time, black women are portrayed as mad, angry, gold-digging, uneducated, pillars whose role is solely to hold the family together at all costs even ones … More Why Issa Rae is Bae

Sister Solange Slays

And those three words are so fitting for her. Sister Infamous for being the younger sister to megastar Beyoncé, Solange once lived in the shadow of her sister’s relentless talent and ambition. She was formerly a back-up dancer for Destiny’s Child and when she decided to pursue her Solo (pun intended) career, fell pregnant, got married … More Sister Solange Slays

Behind the Queen of Katwe

Underdog: “A person or group of people with less power, money, etc. than the rest of society” | The Cambridge Dictionary A term in use since 1887 (according to Wikipedia, so don’t hold me to it), it remains a firm favourite in 2016. Why is it? Possibly because every single day, individuals – great and ‘ordinary’ are faced with numerous challenges. And as an ordinary … More Behind the Queen of Katwe

Beyoncé’s Lemonade: The Visual Diary Of So Many Black Women

Listening to ‘Lemonade’ for the first time, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’d been highly disappointed by her previous body of work on her self-titled album ‘BEYONCE‘, so I tuned into Lemonade with much skepticism. I was pleasantly surprised. At last I felt that we had caught a glimpse of the actual woman behind … More Beyoncé’s Lemonade: The Visual Diary Of So Many Black Women

Take-Aways From The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point is an informative read by Malcolm Gladwell where he seeks to unpack, understand and explain how ‘epidemics’ take off. Here, he really highlights how the smallest changes can make the greatest impact as he studies epidemics like ‘Sesame Street’, ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants’, the start of the American Civil War, the success … More Take-Aways From The Tipping Point