Movement / Struggle

All Eyes on Zulaikha & Pretoria High School for Girls

In South Africa, Zulaikha Patel, a 13 year old, has sparked a movement at Pretoria High School for Girls. Outraged by harassment, racism, and mistreatment that she has received due to how she wears her hair, Zulaikha is taking a stand and fighting back. She, her sister Amira, and their peers have band together and …

Movement / Struggle

Black Men, We Need You More!


Dear Black Man,

We as Black women hear you. We understand that you need us, for that need was determined at the dawn of creation. We’ve been clear on our purpose, our role, and our responsibility. We’ve shouldered our weight, and in many instances, your burden too. But…

It’s time YOU recognize your power and your worth.
It’s …

Movement / Struggle

Black Women, We Need You!


In light of all that has been happening in the country, I write to you all a love letter in support of my fellow Kings, also known as Black men. #Blacklivesmatter

Dear Black Woman,

We need you… In spite of what has been said and or portrayed. We love us some Black women. The switch in your …


If I Am Ever To Die By The Hands of Police

Don’t lie down for the same amount of time my body did

Don’t ring a bell for the same amount of times I was shot

Don’t spread the news with my name as a hash tag

Don’t stand on cars and buses with flames lit like our hearts

Don’t get mad at the news for posting that I was …

Movement / Struggle

America Taught Me


Ravyn X & Ryan X:

Nearly a week ago, vibrant colors painted the evening sky, explosives sputtered, and barbecues were lit. July 4th! –The day we commemorated relentless demands for liberty by our nation’s founding fathers. We celebrated their refusal to accept anything less than a revolution that would offer complete independence from their oppressor. We …