Category: Mental Health

Don't Ask Why Black Women Feel Unsafe, If You Are Going to Attack Them for Being Honest

Don't Ask Why Black Women Feel Unsafe, If You Are Going to Attack Them for Being Honest
In the past week, I have seen so many (reactive) posts saying how men need to ‘Protect Black Women’. Yet, I was conflicted and I had to take it with a grain of salt because some of those posts came from people I have actually seen disrespect Black women regularly. I don’t know who needs to... Read more »

SLAVERY, LIKE ABUSE, IS NEVER A CHOICE: How Kanye West missed the point while trying to solicit a Message of Empowerment

When I first heard some of things Kanye had been saying leading up to the infamous “slavery was a choice” comment, I initially just chalked it up to him using shock value as a marketing strategy. You know, the normal attention grabbing shit (good or bad) that’s done to get mass anticipation for something. However,... Read more »

Why Are We Negating Sexual Abuse and Fetishizing A Child Rapist just because she is ‘Pretty’?

Just this past week, Houston middle-school teacher Alexandria Vera was arrested for sexually abusing one of her students whom she had also become impregnated by. This woman did a heinous and damaging thing to this child whether people realize it or not.  Yet all over the Internet I am seeing something just as disturbing. Not... Read more »
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Hidden Brilliance: Appreciating Unconventional (and autistic) Minds

On the Inside “You talk too much” he said to me with disdain. Indeed. At times I do, but its hard not to when you have a million thoughts firing off in your head at the speed of light every other nano-second. So that’s why I started to write, because I realized, that everyone in... Read more »