The 'me too' movement. Who started it, and what was the reason behind it? The phrase 'me too' was first trended by Taranda Burke on her MySpace account in 2006. She wanted women of color to use the phrase as a way to come forward and express themselves, women who dealt with or were dealing … Continue reading Guide to #Metoo
1. Are you named after anyone? No, my dad just liked the name. 2. When was the last time you cried? When I watched the last episode of a biopic drama. I cry very easily but not in public. 3. Do you have kids? Yes, one (my lifeline). 4. If you were another person, would you … Continue reading 30 Things About Me
What makes them so intriguing? Is it the flashy lifestyle and massive fan following? There is a craze when it comes to celebrities, people go out of their way to see them, to try to communicate with them, or in extreme cases to become them. It's human nature to look up to someone, to have … Continue reading Chasing Celebrities
On January 9th 2018, news broke out that shook the South Asian region, a 7-year-old girl by the name of Zainab, from Pakistan had been kidnapped, raped, and murdered. Her body was found in a pile of trash. Lets start at the beginning, Zainab's parents were on a holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, and had … Continue reading #JusticeforZainab
Happy 2018 everyone, honestly its my favorite time of the year, there's an unspoken excitement for what the new year is going to bring. I remember growing up we had our own little tradition, we would have the TV on all day, the news channels would take us around the globe as people in various … Continue reading New Year, No Resolutions
Disclaimer ; This blog post is based on my own personal opinions and experiences. I was born in 1989 (I'm 29, saved you the trouble of doing basic math) from birth until the age of seven I wasn't "exposed" to music, like listening to the radio or cassettes. You're probably thinking, was this person living under a … Continue reading Has Music Evolved?
I am going to open up as much as I can, and I apologize in advance if my process seems scattered. I was born in Maryland, and raised on Long Island, New York. I did not have a conventional childhood growing up, my parents worked and during summer vacation, while most kids were traveling with … Continue reading My Truths