When the worlds of adolescent struggles and spirituality collide…Continue reading “The De-Coding of Jo: Hall of Ignorance – Book Review”
by Rae’s Violet
Continue reading “Clocked Out: Music Review”
An action-packed romance full of suspense! It shattered all my expectations of a regular romance novel.Continue reading ““Until Now”: Reedsy Review”
I honestly never planned on reading this book simply because I thought, “I’m Black, I’m antiracist by default! Why would I waste my time on this book?”
Well, I’m here today to let you know my time was not wasted, and I learned that racism transcends Blackness and Whiteness. It also forced me to take a long, deep look inside myself and everything I thought I was doing right and just how pervasive and deep-rooted this country’s racism really is.Continue reading ““How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi Book Review”
I don’t know what it is about this wig, but every time within the past week that I started wearing it, I’ve been getting all kinds of attention. This all happened the middle of November, by the way.
The first day I wore it was on Wednesday, but I was too ashamed to leave my hall after getting lunch because I was worried it would be too obvious and attract too many judging eyes. I retreated to my room and decided to try again on Thursday.Continue reading “The Wig”
There’s a lot to unpack, but it’s worth a read. Gives single folks a renewed appreciation for single life.Continue reading ““Sidelined: The Contract”: Reedsy Review”
by Rae’s Violet
Dallas rapper Chris Henyard’s EP Fall Tapes, Vol. 1 is good for chilling out and vibing. It dropped December 4, his first EP following his recent album, The IG Collection. Fall Tapes Vol. 1 has mellow, chill lyricism over moody beats that speak to the emotions brought on by a rough year.
I did a track-by-track rundown for what you can expect from this 8 minute EP!Continue reading “Fall Tapes, Vol. 1: Music Review”
On a weekend break from college, I went back home to Dallas (which only seems far when you don’t have your car with you.) My mom and I were quite hungry, so we decided to get breakfast on the way home.Continue reading “Tia Dora’s Bakery”
I know 2020 has been filled with insanity, misery, and, for many people, loss. I was so consumed by everybody else’s pain and complaints, it affected my own outlook and I was appreciating nothing.
Until this week.Continue reading “My Life So Far”