Dear readers, Last Friday I had the chance to celebrate Juneteenth with my friends in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. The party was as good and smooth as I had imagined, and in addition to meeting new people and enjoying some good food, … Continue reading Thanks to this year’s Juneteenth I can clearly foresee my position in journalism and any creative field I will happen to be in
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!
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
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
Dear readers, I hope you’re feeling good, but at the same time I wish you were a bit concerned with what’s going on in the world. With the excuse of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the white guilt that it’s being … Continue reading How to give people answers that stand out
Dear readers, I still remember the day when Trump was nominated President of the United States. It was November 2016 and by the time it was the following month I had seen many tears being shed down on my peers’ … Continue reading Whose heart ain’t heavy?
Dear readers, I’ve caught up with HBO’s series Insecure, by Issa Rae. I must admit that my friends were right in telling me to get on it, because Issa’s adventures are pretty much some kind of material I can get … Continue reading Issa and Molly from Insecure are a mirror of some of my college friendships
Dear readers, This week Netflix launched a new series called #blackAF by American screenwriter and producer Kenya Barris, with Rashida Jones as an actress and executive producer in the joint, as Spike Lee would say. I was curious to watch … Continue reading #blackAF: is it good because it’s black?
Dear readers, We’re told that we got time, right? Quarantine got us stuck in our homes with our families, roommates, friends, partners, pets or by ourself. And in times like this, it is imperative to feel yourself at most ease … Continue reading Netflix shows creatives and fashion journalists should watch