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 …

Dating and your public image

Public image clearly molds your social life. How you present yourself from your attire, the upkeep of your grooming, even something as simple as how you pose in a photo, people notice the type of person you are and who you want to become. After realizing that I was not meant for the online dating …

TV relationships: Sex and the City

Television has the tendency to give its viewers an image of an ideal relationship or what it deems to be romantic. We follow someone for several seasons, hoping that he finally lands his crush or the female protagonist actually becomes her own version of Cinderella. It makes us feel good and it gives us hope in …

Old men are simply garbage

While watching a neighborhood parade last weekend, I was approached by somewhat of an older man who was selling T-shirts. Rather than haggling me about his hustle, we engaged in a great conversation about the community, professional goals and such. I realized quickly that he was a dreamer - not someone who actively seeks and …