bee bop beep

If you didn’t know, The Internet is like the best band ever. [Ok, maybe second best. After The Gap Band.] They’re into making funky/soothing magic [they call it experimental soul] melodies with the angelic lead vocals of Syd tha Kyd. They have a new album and I’m anticipating it’s gonna be just as amazing as […]

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summa summa summatiiime

Along with a third birthday, summer is here! Yaaaay! Summer is my second favorite season [a close 2nd to spring] for many reasons: One: I love warm weather. {It’s the southern Cali and African in me, boo.} I’ll take a hot beach over snowy mountaintops any day. Two: I can be pretty much be naked […]

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week 25 \\ 2015: 3

Whoop! I almost forgot but graysuede.com is THREE now! How the years flew by.. I have thought, many a time, that I should just shut it down because nobody reads. [Seriously, wtf, adults can’t take the time to read a one-sentence photo caption these days.] But I stopped caring because I have been shown so […]

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a day for fathers

In a time like the present, WE need to continuously celebrate and perpetuate Black love. It will be a long while, if ever, that the media sheds a flattering light on our bonds. We can’t leave it up to them anyway; they prefer to show brothers cheating and emotionally unavailable to sisters, yet happy with non-Black […]

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just

cuz I thought this was appropriate for today and I really like J. Cole 🙂 More music like this, please. More visuals like this, please. More artists like this, PLEASE. Happy Juneteenth!! ❤

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week 24 \\ 2015

Sometimes this world can be a funny place. It’s mostly people that make it funny. They tell you they are there for you. They make empty promises. They smile and laugh with you. They ‘encourage’ you. They say “I’m on your team.” But then when cah cah hits the fan or you have a rough […]

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black every friday: eleven things Black women aren’t “allowed” to say

article adapted from Anna Gibson for forharriet.com A brilliant article by Bustle recently detailed 10 things that women aren’t allowed to say. The list was extremely relatable and recounted everything from “That’s sexist!” to “I don’t want to have kids.” However, because of intersectionality, there are many ideas and opinions that Black women are also told we’re not […]

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