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Are You Sure You Hate Tasha from ‘Insecure?’

I will always love Insecure for being one of the realest, most relatable shows currently on television. I’m a little piece of all the characters in some way, and I think that’s part of the reason the show always hits home. Episode two of season two aired Sunday night (July 30), …

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Decoded: What Men Really Mean

Men love joking on “female logic.” There are – admittedly hilarious – memes about us not knowing what we want to eat (I now will never admit this out loud), not wanting our men to tweet certain women (I mean …), and, my favorite, jumping to conclusions. This one is …

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I Decided: Calling it Quits

Okay, BrooklnButtah. I have a confession to make. It’ll probably sound a little weird at first, but I’m gonna explain myself. Just … go with me. This is something that’s been on my mind for a really long time: I really want to be a better quitter. I know, I …

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A Seat at the Table: Pass Me the Privilege

Yesterday was, Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. A day without women. Women everywhere, if they chose to participate, decided to what extent they will protest. The idea behind the strike is rooted in this idea: what would society, the economy, the world at large, be without women? Sadly, women still have to …

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Mind Your Busyness: Are You Doing too Much?

I can have a hard time sitting still. It’s not in an all-over-the-place kind of way; it’s more of an, I-have-to-keep-going kind of way. I like being busy, mostly because I like the feeling of working towards something, of getting one step closer. Sometimes, though, being busy is the easiest …

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