Summer’s colors and emotions pop out in UMI’s “Introspection”

Dear readers, This past weekend UMI released her new multimedia project, a short movie called “Introspection“. The film functions as a visual album, with songs and stories narrated by the sweet and charismatic UMI. I came across UMI’s discography on … Continue reading Summer’s colors and emotions pop out in UMI’s “Introspection”

Issa’s “Insecure” ended. Michaela’s new series is the next go-to!

Dear readers, Yesterday night Issa Rae left our screens with a big plot twist on Insecure. Lawrence seemed to have gotten his behavior and mind altogether, but life got in the middle of his love bubble with Issa in it. … Continue reading Issa’s “Insecure” ended. Michaela’s new series is the next go-to!

MyCrynicles by Juvenile Studio: the web series we all need it to catch up on

Dear readers, Scouting talents should be my second job, if not my first one. I want to share with you a new web-series I’ve found on Twitter a couple of months ago during quarantine: Sierra McKie‘s MyCrynicles. Before I do that, allow me to write a preamble. One thing I’m scared of and I really haven’t thought about it for a long time is falling in love. I’ve been so busy with school, occupied with my own well-being and social activism, that I almost forgot what romance is. I’m becoming more and more numb when it comes to romantic love. … Continue reading MyCrynicles by Juvenile Studio: the web series we all need it to catch up on

Why do you want to be famous? A lil story time from college included

Dear readers, COVID-19 has brought many thoughts and reflections on our tables and households. Jobs in the media industry are adapting more and more into online spaces, requesting a higher number of skills and qualifications. In a span of three … Continue reading Why do you want to be famous? A lil story time from college included

Being the new and fresh Black Carrie Bradshaw: a conversation with Jamé Jackson

Dear readers, We don’t need only and exclusively social protests, political movements or even a whole month to remind us what a wonderful thing is having a Black heritage. African-American culture and African descendent traditions should be celebrated and considered everyday. Western societies – especially the USA – should recognize celebrations like Black History Month, remember Juneteenth in June and Kwanzaa in December, and personalities like Wangari Maathai (Nobel Prize winner), Sister Rosetta Tharpe (rock ‘n roll pioneer), and Alice Coachman (first African American woman to win a Gold Medal at the Olympics). A lot of Brown and Black girls, … Continue reading Being the new and fresh Black Carrie Bradshaw: a conversation with Jamé Jackson

#StoryTellingAsResistance: How does the English language reflect its speakers’ culture?

Dear readers, Seniorities is a thing and probably post-graduation anxiety are on the horizon. I shouldn’t be so cynical while I’m approaching to my college diploma, but I wouldn’t be honest if I would simply say that I’m doing fine. … Continue reading #StoryTellingAsResistance: How does the English language reflect its speakers’ culture?

Impeachment or “Imbleachment”? This and other stories from the last weekend of April

Dear readers, The last weekend of April 2020 has debuted with an unnecessary and tactless comment made by President Trump. During his last Thursday press conference, Trump has suggested to drink and make injections of disinfectant in order to combat … Continue reading Impeachment or “Imbleachment”? This and other stories from the last weekend of April