Myth Buster: The Florida State University’s “Rape Trail”

Florida State University (FSU) students crowd the FSU Bike Trail as a shortcut to the Doak Campbell Stadium. Clothed in garnet and gold the Seminoles clasp their spears, beers, and erupt in cheers, walking on the trail that was once known as the “FSU Rape Trail.” Florida State University’s Bike Trail has seen its days … Continue reading Myth Buster: The Florida State University’s “Rape Trail”

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OMG! I Think I Offended A Light Skin Girl

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” ― Bernard M. Baruch

What It Is Like To Go To A HBCU During February

In the 1400s, millions of slaves were taken from Africa and brought to America. They were stripped of everything that held sentimental value to them. These slaves were taken from their homes and families, separated from their children, husbands, brothers and cousins were killed in the struggle to save what they called their “home.” They … Continue reading What It Is Like To Go To A HBCU During February

The Celebratory Façade

    Dear Citizens of the United States of America, If you don't know me by now, you will soon. I am that woman who walks counter-clockwise, when everyone else is walking clockwise. I am that woman who walks in zig-zag when everyone else is walking in a straight line. I am an African-American woman … Continue reading The Celebratory Façade