YouTube Changes Its Monetization Standards

YouTube, if you’re reading this, you have given me the BEST blessing in disguise. I just got the biggest challenge and a guidebook to go with it. Okay, YouTube: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.

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New Solange Album & Tracklist: Hadley St. Dreams Do Come True

You do not understand the joy I felt when I found out that new Solange music is on the way. Her third studio album, A Seat at the Table, drops tomorrow. Everyone, this is not a drill, it is the real deal. This is happening. A lot of people do not know this, but I […]

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June’s Diary Performance & the Power of Remembering

Today, I watched June’s Diary performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” on the Internet and words that I have not sung in 15 years came up from deep within me and enveloped my living room.

For people that came before me who guide me, the people here with me who encourage and console me, and the people after me who challenge me to be my best self… I sang those words and remembered.

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#AltonSterling: Reduced to Hashtags?

Today, I am writing this with a heavy heart. I am writing with the burden of tears that are hard to shed and words I can barely get out. I do not even know where to begin. Last night, I went on Twitter to read through my timeline, and I see the hashtag #AltonSterling. My heart […]

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