Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato Are Singing About Sex and I Can and Cannot Deal

Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato. Both 22-years-old (and former childhood co-stars of Barney and Friends and Disney alums). Also, two singer/actresses that have released new music singles that evoke sentiments of casual sex, hot sex, makeup sex and arisen newfound confidence and I cannot deal. When did all this happen! (And not the showcase of confident part. That’s great. But the sex talk. I feel like … Continue reading Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato Are Singing About Sex and I Can and Cannot Deal

“My Very Existence Is Defiance.” Crystal Valentine and Aaliyah Jadid’s Poem On Black Womanhood Is A Must-See [VIDEO]

Chills ran up my spine. Goosebumps formed on my arms. Minor tears in the back of my eyes wanted to come forward. My eyes fixated on the screen until the end. I felt all of this as I watched poets Crystal Valentine and Aaliyah Jihad perform their stirringly honest poem “To Be Black And Woman and Alive.” It was recently selected as a part of the 2015 College … Continue reading “My Very Existence Is Defiance.” Crystal Valentine and Aaliyah Jadid’s Poem On Black Womanhood Is A Must-See [VIDEO]

Why The So-Called Nicki Minaj vs. Taylor Swift “Twitter Beef” Was a Complete Social Media Trap

As I was informed by social media about the quarrel (I haven’t used that word in, how long?) between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift over the MTV VMA nominations for Video of the Year, I really could have cared less. But I’ll proceed to explain why I am writing about it anyway. I felt that for starters, their whole exchange derived out of an event and show that … Continue reading Why The So-Called Nicki Minaj vs. Taylor Swift “Twitter Beef” Was a Complete Social Media Trap