Yes, you read the title of this post correctly. Those of us (People of Color) who do not exhibit the stereotypical characteristics of our race and culture are accused of acting white. What does that even mean? How does being yourself mean that you’re suddenly trans-racial? Most say this jokingly, but there’s a little bit of truth behind every joke. It’s a way of telling … Continue reading Acting white or acting right?
A few weeks ago I was at work and heard some of the older staff members talking about our generation. I figured they were referring to millennials when Logan Paul’s name was brought up. Who is Logan Paul? His relevancy to this topic is only as a horrid example of what millennials have to offer. Although, he doesn’t look that bad in comparison to Dylann … Continue reading This generation…smh
“I hate when people tell me I can’t be tired because I’m young, like I go to school full time, work part time, I am mentally ill and I get frequent migraines. I am tired, don’t tell me I’m not” – Anonymous whisper user If you’re anywhere 30 and under I’m sure you’ve probably heard something like this from some bitter older folks who fail … Continue reading Yes, us young‘uns get tired too
Have you ever worked really hard to get yourself to a point in your life and then ended up right back where you started? Well here I am, back to square one. Change isn’t something I easily accept. The familiar is comfortable, it’s safe but it’s also toxic. What’s toxic is being stuck in the same cycle over and over again with no progression. However, … Continue reading Everyday struggle
Good For You – Selena Gomez ft. Asap Rocky I just want to look good for you. As I listen to this song I can’t help but think about the perpetuation of the traditional female role. Here’s another song about a woman wanting to please her man and looking for his approval. What does this song say to the younger generation of girls? Should … Continue reading Shut up or Shape up!