I love films, so much so that I actually at one point wanted to be in them. In some way... But as I grew up, I began to see a clear distinction of what types of characters I would probably be told to play rather than the ones I could have played if acting was … Continue reading Ariel & 007/ Representation Thoughts
I havent blogged in a while but thanks for your patience if you've now found yourself reading this... Life... Here comes a big ol' pile of thoughts and ramblings....WHEYYYY Sometimes I find myself wondering if people truly understand how the patriarchy and the media are responsible for making us assume what is or should be … Continue reading My “Unapologetically Me” Paradox
Hi.... yeah its been a while hasnt it? My bad. A LOT has happened since my last post, and I've grown a lot since then too... This is probably the most honest post to date...so yeah... Also this isn't a post strictly about depression or anxiety... I've already done that...and it's a continuing battle...I'm not … Continue reading Crossroads and Crossed Words
I guess this represents where my head's at right now... feel free to read 🙂
Growing up, the only comic book heroine I mostly identified with was the brilliant Ororo Munroe. She was the first black superhero I saw when I was growing up thanks to the animated X-Men series being shown on Fox Kids after school. *cue the theme music* That led me to become an avid X-Men comic … Continue reading Dear Okoye, Nakia and Shuri. . .
Recently, I had the esteemed privilege and honour of taking part in a five-day residency run by Brighter Sound, collaborating with fellow amazingly talented women from all walks of life, backgrounds and ages, and being tutored by fellow turntablist Shiva Feshareki. A few good pals linked me to this opportunity and I applied thinking "it … Continue reading The Shiva Feshareki Residency.
Dear Nivea….Dove…. And any other company that seems to be under the impression that my skin is not “clean” or “fair” enough, or suffering from an “uneven tone” compared to those with a distinctly less melaninated nature... How dare you? How dare you assume that my skin tone isn’t beautiful? How dare … Continue reading This is who I am.