So, I haven't posted in two months. I have to do better, I know. I've been busy. There were finals, interviews, and lots more excuses that I could make as to why I've been neglecting you beautiful people. In short, I'm sorry. I could say it won't happen again, but I'd probably be lying. I'm … Continue reading What I Took Away from my First Year of College
*originally posted on my old blog on March 7, 2016 I wrote "A Letter to my IB Seniors" about two months ago and got some requests for tips for IB Juniors as well, so here it is! I know the seniors are getting their college acceptances back right now and are planning for events like … Continue reading A Letter to my IB Juniors
*originally posted on my old blog on January 27, 2016 Before anything, I'm a realist. It's real that we have been oppressed for centuries. It's real that we have the right to be angry about our unfair treatment worldwide. It's real that white privilege is a problem all too common in modern American society. Unfortunately, … Continue reading The Importance of Educating White People Rather than Attacking Them
*originally posted on my old blog on January 20, 2016 This was literally the best feeling ever, I promise it's coming soon. You just finished college applications and it feels like a weight has been lifted, right? Oh don't worry, your IAs, CAS requirements, clubs, and study sessions for exams will replace that weight soon! … Continue reading A Letter to My IB Seniors
*originally posted on my old blog on January 18, 2016 My grandmother, aunt, and great-grandfather are somewhere in this ocean of people. It's 2016, and we're all woke and whatnot, but I've never publicly explained how significant the Civil Rights Movement is to me. My family has forever instilled this gratitude in me because … Continue reading MLK Day and Its Personal Meaning to Me
*originally posted on my old blog on January 6, 2016 We all know one girl. No matter where you see her-- the dining hall, class, or the library, her face is always beat to the Gods. Foundation airbrushed, highlight looking like an angel's halo, eyeliner winged to perfection, you get the point. Well. I'm not … Continue reading Makeup for a Quick Everyday Face in Under 8 Minutes
*originally posted on my old blog on December 27, 2015 Here's a fashion refresher from social justice, because being black and conscious all the time is honestly exhausting. If I had to choose, I’d say my style is a combination of sleek and girly, with a touch of edgy. As a student in the … Continue reading Business Casual-Chic
*originally posted on my old blog on December 21, 2015 We all know someone. Most likely, more than just someone. Someone who's not black who just loves to throw around the n-word like its not a big deal. The adorable white girl that the hood guys love. The Latinx person who thinks they're "close enough." … Continue reading Nigga, please.
*originally posted on my old blog on November 23rd, 2015 It has come to my attention that there is a Facebook page for a White Student Union, here at the University of Florida. We still don't know if it's satire, or if some people think that it's really necessary for the privileged to get … Continue reading UF White Students Union?