The Prophets: Malcolm and Martin

America has its own assortment of heroes, those who we are taught to revere. Some of these prophets are Jesus Christ, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan. These men are a source of pride and admiration for their contributions to the religion of Whiteness–that is inherently American. Thus, it is not surprising…

The Divine Feminine, an album by Mac Miller

The United States of America is going through a time of major push back with the next great era of civil rights and the next great era of feminism all pushing at the doorstep of an innately sexist nation. One things holds those two things in place: fragile masculinity, one of the more humorous insecurities….

Frank Ocean Could Be My Father

My earliest memories of my father is of sweet times. He showered me with affection, gifts, and emotions that is important for a young boy’s growth. We cried, laughed and just enjoyed ourselves together. But as time went on, the relationship became distant. As I reached for him, often times he was nowhere to be…

She Waited Just Long Enough

  This period in American history seems to be a song stuck on replay. Showings of police brutality, bigoted politicians, and American overseas threats it’s all too reminiscent of the late 1960s. In times like this, it’s important to find something to lean on, to listen to. For me, I found it in artist Noname…