Underground Season 2 Episode 7 Review: Cato the Black Devil

This should have been up yesterday but retrograde gonna retrograde and here we is. I can still feel accomplished I didn’t skip a week and combine reviews, that this is for one whole episode that was really good. Cato is forced to enter into a deal with Patsy that has him kidnapping free Black man […]

Ernestine, Black Women, Their Body & Drug Abuse | @UndergroundWGN

Ernestine in season two is in the midst of major torment as she has been sold to a South Carolina plantation, fallen into a physically abusive relationship with another field slave and is sniffing ether to pass through the days of doing hard labor in the swampy fields. Her past sins and guilts are haunting […]

Underground Season 2 Episode 3 & 4 Review | @UndergroundWGN

My birthday was last weekend, March 25th, so I apologize for the supreme tardiness of this reviews. I’m putting together a whole video on Ernestine because her storyline these season is highlighting so many struggles of Black women’s narratives throughout history and it’s important, very important. Similar to what I discussed in Beyonce’s Grammy performance and […]

Travel To Cuba: AirBnB, Casa Particular or Hotels?

Here’s the last in the four part video series on my tips for traveling to Cuba. And this is probably the most important, because something going wrong with your lodging can ruin a whole trip. I would strongly recommend that you do NOT stay at hotels. They are overpriced, out of date, and very very […]

Underground Season 2 Episode 1 & 2 Review | @UndergroundWGN

I heard you, I heard  you, so here we is. I have figured out a way to give you what you want and show my gratitude for my awesome audience of #SmartBrownGirl. I will be reviewing Underground on my blog. It took me a minute to get on board and this week is my birthday, hence the […]

Single & Attractive Women Can Have Casual Sex Without Consenting to Rape

Casual Sex Is Not Consent to Rape

ArtParasite posted an article submitted anonymously entitled THE UGLY SIDE OF BEING A SINGLE, ATTRACTIVE AND AVAILABLE HETEROSEXUAL WOMAN, where a young woman details her encounters with men who have sexually mistreated her. Who have assaulted her right was a consenting partner in casual sex to force her to do things she did not want […]

My 7 Week Trip to Ghana as an African American

Finally getting around to talking in full, about my trip last year to Ghana, where I spent roughly seven weeks chilling in Accra. Yes it took me forever and a day to get to this, but here we  are.  I originally landed in Ghana, because I was part of an influencer group heading to Togo […]

Greenleaf Season 2 Episode 1 Review: The Self-Righteous Are Not Upright

Greenleaf season two episode one review by Jouelzy a top African American female writer and vlogger

Surprise, surprise, I’ll be doing reviews of the second season of OWN Tv’s Greenleaf. Thank god for the marketing push that had me spend my whole weekend obsesses, absorbed with watching the first season of Greenleaf on Netflix. It is that good. And since Being Mary Jane was so damn wacktastic this season (you can […]

Travel to Cuba: Is The Food Bad?

Food is so hotly debated in Cuba. Start talking to Americans who have recently travele there and you will quickly start a debate about whether Cuban food is good. Well, Cuban food as we know it in New York City and Miami is absolutely good. The debate is more about if the food in general […]

Travel to Cuba: All About the Money + That Confusing Exchange Rate

The best way to convert american dollars usd to cuban pesos. Avoid the fee.

One of the most confusing aspects of traveling to Cuba is converting your American dollars in order to get the best the conversion rate. We’re going to take this piece by piece. Let’s first look at the facts, because really a lot of this discussion is opinion and will come down to your personal preferences. The most […]

Travel to Cuba: Catching a Flight + Visa From the United States

Cuba, Cuba! The new destination for Americans after Obama lifted major travel restrictions that have been in place since the United States, under John F. Kennedy placed an embargo on the island of Cuba. I took advantage of very cheap flight prices to spend this past Christmas and New Years basking in the glory of […]

The Genius of Beyoncé Reshaping the Image of Black Motherhood

Beyonce Giselle Knowles Carter is damn genius. You don’t have to be a stan or a member of the hive to understand. But let us walk through some historical context so you can under and over stand what Matthew and Tina have blessed us with. That definitely includes Solange too…because in an era of the 21st century […]

The Best Way to Travel With Friends on a Budget

There has definitely been an uptick in travel related content targeted both at young millennials and Black folks at large. Bless Obama’s heart, but that was definitely one of the overlooked perks of his administration: how much more accessible traveling as an American became. Even just in the attitude of how we are received as Americans. […]