girls-trip

From the moment I saw the movie trailer for Girls Trip, I knew it would be great. But great isn’t even the best word to describe how amazing the film is. If black girl magic could be described in one way, referencing Girls Trip would suffice. I laughed the entire time, danced, and sung along. Seeing Girls Trip and all its references to black culture not only made me proud to be black but also proud to be a black woman. After the film…

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albums-eps

From Kendrick Lamar’s album DAMN to Ed Sheeran’s album ÷ (Divide), it is clear 2017 has blessed us with some great music. There has been so much music released this year, it is hard to listen to them all. You have probably missed or overlooked an album without knowing. Here are a few albums, EPs, and mixtapes I think you should listen to. They are guaranteed to give you all the feels and vibes good music gives you.1. Erik Hassle – Innocence LostIf…

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soulfaces

One of the best feelings in the world is listening to music. Whether it’s smooth R&B or orchestra, music has a way of pulling at our heartstrings. The way music explodes in my ears (the beats, the instruments, the vocals, etc.) and comes to life is one of the best feelings in the world. The moment I hear a song I know is amazing or is the perfect party turn up track, I call or text my friends and put it all…

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open-letter

Dear, Daddy,It’s been eight years since you passed away. I still remember the day I found out you were gone. I had come from a great day at school. My mom was sitting in the kitchen. I looked at her with the somber expression on her face and immediately knew something was wrong. She said, “Dominique, your dad passed away” and my whole body went numb. I didn’t want to believe it. I was supposed to call you the week before to…

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car-stolen

A month ago while on my way to work my car was stolen. I left my keys in the ignition (bad idea) while throwing my trash out and on the way back to the car a guy hoped in it, smiled at me, and sped off with my things in it. My purse, my wallet, my keys, and the worst of all, my MacBook with some chapters of the book I have been working on and every assignment for grad school that had to be…

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