In Loving Memory of Langston Hughes, Who Passed Away 50 Years Today

James Mercer Langston Hughes, simply known to us as Langston Hughes, was only 65 years old when he died of complications from prostate cancer on May 22, 1967. That was 50 years ago today. The Joplin, Missouri born-raised in Lawrence, Kansas native, years before his death, was a defining figure of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s. It was a magical decade in which an explosion … Continue reading In Loving Memory of Langston Hughes, Who Passed Away 50 Years Today

The Writings On The Walls: Subway Therapy Is An Open Forum For Post-Election Grief & Hope

by Shae Kahlo There is a lot to hate about New York City. To react so towards it, is almost a sport. But there are equally as many amazing factors about the most impossible city in America that makes it memorable for a lot of right reasons. One of its greatest features is street art and impromptu (to an unbeknownst public) activism. You can spend a whole … Continue reading The Writings On The Walls: Subway Therapy Is An Open Forum For Post-Election Grief & Hope

I Didn’t Want To Write About Kim K’s Nude Selfie. But I Do Have This To Say…

I’m somewhat at my wit’s end at feeling compelled to write a think piece regarding Kim Kardashian West’s overtly sexualized image. I’ve defended her twice on my website before. And looking back, they were pretty much fluff pieces. There’s been less of a rush to spill my feelings unless it directly affects me somehow because at 29 years old…I kind of just don’t care anymore. However. Because there’s … Continue reading I Didn’t Want To Write About Kim K’s Nude Selfie. But I Do Have This To Say…