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About Kanye’s Antisemitism, Earned Consequences and Who We Fight For

Kanye West‘s anti-semitism is really going to be his downfall. And rightfully so. Dude has been out of pocket with what he’s been saying about Jewish people, and I’ve seen a few interviews. His hate speech against Jewish people is awful and we cannot ignore it. We cannot dismiss it …

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We Don’t Owe the Monarchy Our Grief

I was born in a country that used to be a part of the Commonwealth: Nigeria. A country that just got its’ independence from Great Britain in 1960. A country that is younger than my mother. A country that was torn apart because of colonialism’s chokehold on it. A country …

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About Kim, Kanye and Who Deserves Abuse

To be a woman who is worthy of being abused or harmed, you need to be pious, flawless, perfect. You need to be a saint whose never worn skimpy clothes, cussed or made a mistake. Kim Kardashian is none of those. Yet and still, she doesn’t deserve the harassment and …

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We Know Better (Re: COVID-19) But Still Aren’t Doing Better

There was a point in 2020, where we felt helpless to this strange new virus (COVID-19) that was taking so many lives so quickly that morgues ran out of room. One moment, people talked about feeling slightly under the weather, and the next, we were seeing their obituaries. The world …

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#EndSARS: Why Nigerians are Protesting and How You Can Help

The revolution is now and I need you to join the fight against SARS. Over the last week, Nigerians have been marching in the streets and protesting online against police brutality. SARS stands for The Special Anti-Robbery Squad. They were created in 1992 to deal with crimes associated with robbery, …

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Go Your Own Way (with Brandon Stanton) – Episode 49 of Rants & Randomness

This is one of my favorite conversations I’ve ever had on Rants & Randomness. I absolutely cannot wait for you to hear this one. I’m talking to the amazing Brandon Stanton. He’s the creator behind the popular photo storytelling platform Humans of New York. After being fired from his job …

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Breonna Taylor’s Life Mattered and Our Rage is Righteous

On March 13, 2020, Breonna Taylor was in her apartment sleeping when police banged on the door, broke the door off its hinges, shooting. Her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, shot back once at the invaders, hitting one in the thigh. Breonna was shot 5 times by the police. She never made …

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Don’t Weaponize Chadwick Boseman’s Death to Shame People

I want us to be careful about how we are using Chadwick Boseman’s death as life lessons. One of the things that I saw was somebody saying “Whenever you want to come up with an excuse, think about Chadwick Boseman” and that didn’t sit right with my spirit. I get …

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About the Hypocrisy of Fellow Christians and Making Demons of Other Faiths

I am a child of God. I am a woman of faith. I am a Christian. And I have been all my life. I come from a Christian family, and our matriarch was my grandmother, who had a mainline to God. I wear a crucifix around my neck. I pray …

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Black is King is a Masterpiece

When Beyoncé dropped The Gift in 2019, in conjunction with the live remake of “The Lion King” she blessed our ears with a heavily afrobeats album, partnering with some of West Africa’s finest musicians, in Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Mr. Eazi, Burna Boy. Every song was a vibe, some were …

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