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

Shea Moisture, 2 Dope Queens, BGR, and Maxwell: This Week Was Lit

April has had a great start and my hope is the rest of the month will follow suit. This week served heavy doses of Black Girl Magic and long awaited music, simply put, it was lit. Here are 5 things that made this week lit: 1. Shea Moisture released a commercial. The commercial painted of picture of what many Black women deal with daily, especially … Continue reading Shea Moisture, 2 Dope Queens, BGR, and Maxwell: This Week Was Lit

Why Rihanna’s New Video Makes Me Question White Feminists

A couple of weeks ago, Rihanna premiered the video for her new hit “BBHMM”. Before I could find a link for the video, media sources were losing their mind on how graphic the video was. Most people were tripping out because it was implied that she kidnapped a woman and murdered her because the lady’s man didn’t have Rihanna’s money. As Black Girl Dangerous put … Continue reading Why Rihanna’s New Video Makes Me Question White Feminists