It’s complicated living in this mostly white town…I’ve had to compromise myself and my community more than I want, hoping for diversity and dialogue.
It seemed like no matter where I was, I wasn’t either not white enough or not Mexican enough. But I found my inspiration to pull through it all in an unexpected place: music.
I never wanted to invite people over to my house because I thought that they would take one look at our shabby one-story home in what they would call the “ghetto” and go running back to their perfect, suburban, gated communities.
When I was a little kid, I didn’t really care that my new mom was white. As I got older, though, race became more important
There has been a large increase in the number of black women that are traveling. Sometimes with agencies that are specifically created for groups of black women to travel, or friends going together some are even going on solo trips.
I often get praised for my intelligence. Even though that sounds like a compliment, sometimes the implication is: You’re smart…for a Black girl.
It took a Cleveland Police officer only a few seconds to decide to shoot 12-year-old Tamir Rice. It took the Cleveland officials nearly three years to fire the officer who killed him.
Before you get mad, you should actually watch the show.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker and writer John Ridley has caused a stir by casting an Asian actress, Freida Pinto, at the center of his new Showtime series Guerrilla.