“Insecure” Gets Me Nervous

I have been avoiding a few movies or shows that highly address VERY REAL struggles of a Black character. I vicariously live in them and what they are experiencing are things I have also experienced. It's more apparent when I watch shows like Insecure, Dear White People and Queen Sugar. They are great shows! There … Continue reading “Insecure” Gets Me Nervous

Americanah By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book Americanah about love, loss and identity really spoke my story and my feelings. The premises of it is a young woman immigrating to the US leaving her home and her love. A young man’s immigrating to the UK looking for his love, freedom and identity. Their stories entangled in a web … Continue reading Americanah By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Adolescents in Film

Coming from an upbringing in Zambia, a lot of what I watched though were African shows and movies, don’t get it wrong, with cable and without my parents channel restrictions until 4:00PM. Your girl was on it with Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, freaking Hallmark WHOO! We watch your shit too, might as well watch our … Continue reading Adolescents in Film