Collateral beauty: The realization of being a black woman

Even when I was a little, high-yellow 4-year-old running around with Shirley Temple curls in some random, hot pink tutu when I didn't even take ballet, I complained that there were not enough black people on TV. I've always been vocal and fought for what -- in my mind -- I thought was right. I …

Finding inner security: A recap of ‘Insecure’ finale

First, let's address the elephant in the room: I am not fond of this modern version of what are considered "full" seasons. With many shows that currently follow this trend, they only consist of about 10 episodes with a new one being aired each week. Insecure, on the other hand, only has eight episodes to …

‘Insecure’ Recap: Men’s One-Sided Mirror

How often do men actually look in the mirror and see themselves for who they truly are? Or if they do happen to look in a mirror, is it the carnival funhouse type of mirror that seems to distort reality? Before we get into the meat and potatoes, I have to thank Issa Rae for …

How ‘insecure’ can we be?

Thanks to filmmaker Issa Rae, Insecure has emerged as a go-to show that I love for its accuracy on millennials, relationships, and especially current black culture. We see the protagonist trying to find herself while battling woes of many 20-somethings: excelling in her career, being at odds with her best friends, finding a place in …