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‘Americanah’: A Novel of Race, Love, and Identity #booksblogsandbubblyšŸ¾ {Video Review}

Synopsis Americanah (2013), “a novel of race, love and identity” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (whose TED talk on Feminism was sampled in Beyonce’s 2014 Flawless) follows the life of Ifemelu (main) who has departed her native Nigeria to pursue education in the States, leaving behind her family, friends, and America-obsessed boyfriend. While in the U.S., […]

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Black Issues Social Commentary

Fried Chicken, Corn bread & Watermelon

Watermelon is all fun and games when you’re playfully singing along to BeyoncĆ©’s, “Drunk in Love.” You know, the part where she goes, “I been drinking…Watermelon…” But watermelon is no laughing matter when it’s served alongside fried chicken and cornbread, a San Francisco’s high school’s lunch menu for Black History Month. Now, some may claim […]

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Black Issues Social Commentary

A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words…

Ā  http://www.refinery29.com/2014/01/61052/miroslava-duma-racist-chair?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email_share I found this on Refinery 29 and thought it was too interesting not to share. I appreciate them for this article. The new Editor in Chief of Garage Magazine was photographed for a feature article on Buro 24/7. The image shows her sitting on a chair that is the shaped as a woman- […]