Black Girls in Bangkok: Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 3

One month prior to arriving to Bangkok, Thailand’s king passed away. The news spread to people travelling, and it was paired with guidelines for respecting the time of mourning. He passed away on October 13, and the official time of mourning was until November 13. We arrived November 14. It was one day after the mourning period ended and about a week shy of Donald … Continue reading Black Girls in Bangkok: Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 3

Black Girls in Bangkok – Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 2

As chance would have it, the day that I arrived in Bangkok was my 27th birthday. After a busy past couple of months working, I needed a vacation and the timing was perfect. Not only was my goal to start off my birthday with a trip, I wanted to have a good time. For me, that means going out, being random, libations, and exploring. Twerkin’ … Continue reading Black Girls in Bangkok – Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 2

Black Girls in Bangkok: Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 1

Confession: Up until last week I had never been out of the country. Well, except Canada, and if you’re from Detroit that doesn’t count. So, when I was approached with the opportunity to go to Bangkok for a week I had to say yes. My yes was followed up with a ticket purchase. After purchasing my ticket, I was bursting with excitement until I realized that … Continue reading Black Girls in Bangkok: Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 1

Dear America

This is my letter to you America. Thank you for the wonderful things you have done. Thank you for your acceptance of people from all races, religions and sexuality. But we didn’t know this acceptance came with rules and regulations. Roadblocks as tall as mountains in which seem impossible to scale. Judgement and mistreatment that’s been historically overlooked, unjust punishment coupled with a lack of … Continue reading Dear America

Do Yourself A Favor, Watch “The Get Down”

Yesterday, Netflix debuted its newest series, “The Get Down”. Now maybe I’ve been burying myself too much into work, or I’ve been under a rock, but I had no idea “The Get Down” was premiering. Yesterday, while starting my usual Grey’s Anatomy binge (for like the 5th time, don’t judge me), I saw it on the home screen but I ignored it. Then, I started … Continue reading Do Yourself A Favor, Watch “The Get Down”