Update: May 2019

Hello Everyone! Okay so I’m still not dead (just depressed, anxious, and terrified about the current state of the world) and I wanted to give a quick life update as of almost June 2019. I finished my first semester of college with a 3.6 GPA which is a miracle in itself. I’m still employed; an […]

Why the Double Standard?

*updated on May 24, 2019* [originally posted on April 15, 2016] EXHIBIT A: This is Cory Monteith. He died on July 13, 2013, from a drug overdose.  (Disclaimer: I’m not in ANY way saying his death wasn’t saddening.)  Corey said that his problems with drugs and alcohol began when he was around 12 years old.  His parents […]

They Hate Us.

Hey guys!  I wanted to do something different so this is just some poetry I’ve been working on as of late.  There are strong language and some sexual references (just warning you).  Enjoy!   They Hate Us. – SB   “What’s up, nigga?” “Fucking niggers.” “OMG, you got lip injections? I love them!” “LOL, big […]

The Crisis of a Black Person in the Suburbs

*updated on May 24, 2019* [originally published on March 3, 2016] *sigh*  I live and have been raised in a predominately white area/neighborhood and go to, and always have gone to a predominately white school (I know, I know, I’m shocked too).  Let me just say for a pro-black, Afro-wearing, socially aware person living here […]

Why Being ‘Colorblind’ Makes You Racist

*updated on May 24, 2019* [originally updated on February 12, 2016] *SIGH* “I don’t care if you’re black, white, purple, or green, I see everyone the same!” “When I see you, I don’t see you as black!” “I don’t see color!” “If we stopped making everything about race then it’d go away!” Ah, colorblindness.  No, […]