The Most Difficult Question To Answer

"Where are you from?" may sound like a straightforward question, but if you moved around a lot as a child or you are of a mixed race or cultural heritage, this question can become complicated to answer. Mix in the possibility that the race or culture that you identify with rejects or mocks you, you may be left to feel like an orphan child.

Black Women Are Ghetto

Unfortunately, there are still people who endorse the African American female ghetto stereotype. It always amazes me that after all these years of successful educated and refined African American women being placed in front us, people still believe the hype. Some of these stereotypes are laughable and unsurprising, but some of it rather shocking and a little disturbing.

My Encounter With An Angry Black Man

This is a real text message exchange between me and some creepy guy I met at a networking event. To this day, I still cannot figure out how he got my phone number. I am also uncertain about what led him to the conclusion that I am an angry American woman. Contrary to his belief, I am proud of my Ghanaian roots. Creep.

On My International Playlist

My love for international music is no longer a secret. I listen to African, Haitian, Dancehall music more than I listen to music from American artists. I prefer an international clubbing scene than a hip hop one. I have an eclectic taste in music. Some of these tracks are old, while some of these tracks are a recent. See my playlist below: