Theory I: Flesh and Fragment

    Overview This project was inspired by and drew from Alexander Weheliye’s Habeas Viscus, Hortense J. Spillers “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book” (1987) and Sylvia Wynter’s "'No Humans Involved': An Open Letter to My Colleagues" (1994) in connection to the Black woman's body through time and space in conjunction with “Fragment of... Continue Reading →

qotw: “you don’t know this new me…”

"You don't know this new me; I put back my pieces, differently." 2018? No, now. I am not waiting to ring in the new year to make changes (read: resolution). I have been low key for a few reasons including life changing events and conversations which made me rearrange my focus and goals. It makes... Continue Reading →

qotw: Like Beyoncé

  This quote  by G. K. Nielson reminds me of a Virgo who was born 36 years ago: Beyoncé! I have huge admiration for Beyoncé’s work ethic. The mega star that Beyonce is today did not happen only because of her beauty or dancing or who her husband is. None of these guarantee success or staying... Continue Reading →

in the details: the Lemonade narrative

 Think pieces are flying out from everywhere about Beyoncé’s visual album, Lemonade. So, I was going to chill to the next episode. Yesterday, however, I saw a photo and commentary that made me change my mind. It was the latest selfie set of the Queen Bee, Lil Kim. A very light and hardly recognizable Lil... Continue Reading →

Silence and Violence

One week ago, activist, Brittany “Bree” Newsome scaled a pole and took down a Confederate battle flag in South Carolina. This is called civil disobedience but as child of 1990’s hip hop, I call it, silence and violence. Those of the Fox News breed will say I am promoting negativity. NOPE, come here, let me... Continue Reading →

in the details: Bey, Carefree

First, I am not in the Bey hive. But Beyoncé's work ethic is something that has always kept me in awe. Now for what this post is really about...Last night Beyonce dropped a new video "7/11". It is definitely a deviation from the norm than is expected from Mrs. Carter. The video treatment was probably something she... Continue Reading →

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