On Women, Friendship, and Ass-Kicking in Fiction

Originally posted on Olivia A. Cole:
Do you remember my piece about isolationism in American media? In it, I wrote about the way Hollywood takes characters of color and isolates them on screen and in the imagining of their character, effectively tokenizing them and driving home the message of solitary existence. Those characters are cut off from other characters of color, making them more easily… Continue reading On Women, Friendship, and Ass-Kicking in Fiction

Sorry, I’m Not Sorry. (My Response to 23 Things)

Originally posted on taylor della-coletta:
  Ok, so there’s this blog post that went viral (at least in my age bracket) this past week titled “23 Things to do Instead of Getting Engaged Before You’re 23.” Here’s the link, in case you missed it –> http://wanderonwards.com/2013/12/30/23-things-to-do-instead-of-getting-engaged-before-youre-23/ Read it? Ok, those who know me outside of social media know that I have an opinion about EVERYTHING. I… Continue reading Sorry, I’m Not Sorry. (My Response to 23 Things)