20 Questions

Since Nidra Not Nice introduced me to the podcast The Read I've been hooked. Every Wednesday I log on to Souncloud to recap the previous week's episode before the new one drops on Thursday's. I'm usually pretty good about keeping my schedule but I missed last weeks episode. I had some time today so I … Continue reading 20 Questions

Charlamagne Doesn’t Deserve Your Silence — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Source: Roy Rochlin / Getty Everyone I know who has ever spoken about Charlamagne has the same story about how much of a stand-up guy he is and how he gives other Black creatives a chance when no one else will. He’s fought to get people on the Breakfast Club and his MTV shows and… via … Continue reading Charlamagne Doesn’t Deserve Your Silence — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Petty and Penniless: Take one!

Nidra Not Nice made it just in time to enjoy an indulgent breakfast of scrambled eggs, smoked sausage, and waffles while we re-capped our experience in the Heights from the previous day. The clouds outside were a beautiful gray and promised rain would soon be here.  With my dog Pepper at my feet hoping and … Continue reading Petty and Penniless: Take one!

Saturday in the Heights

I woke with optimisms. Going to the library on Saturday mornings to work on my novel has become one of my favorite  things to do. The ritual I have established of putting my phone on airplane mode while I make the 20 minute drive to the local home of the work of literary geniuses, which … Continue reading Saturday in the Heights