So at the beginning of this week I came across the blog that listed my hometown of Orange, NJ as the worst of the worst cities in NJ. Naturally I was infuriated because not only was I tired of hearing the same tired stereotypes that stigmatize my community making it seem like a black hole […]
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I loooove Being Mary Jane! Mara Brock Akil is known for her shows Girlfriends and The Game but Being Mary Jane is her first attempt at an hour long drama. When the movie came out in 2013, I was so excited for the following TV show which stars the lovely Gabrielle Union as the title character Mary Jane Paul […]
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So I decided to release a preview of some post ideas that are in the works so you all can see that I am committed to producing content. That Scandal Episode This post will deal with the Ferguson inspired Scandal episode and my reactions to. So much happened in this episode that it took a […]
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This post is going to make a lot of Jamaicans angry if they read it but this is my blog, my thoughts, and my rules so if you have an aversion to hearing an opinion different from your own please stop reading now…Well so on to the real message of my post. We are currently […]
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Grand Jury Decides Not to Charge Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Youth in Bronx
He was shot in the bathroom of his apartment unarmed eighteen months ago. His only crime being a young black man. Now the officer goes free without a trial. This is too similar to Amadou Diallo for me.
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Soooooo it has been too long but the end of the semester is the same no matter what country you’re in. Bunch of papers, finales, the whole nine except they are all just in another language (easy right -___-). But anyways the last month or so has been an interesting way to end my time […]
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