The Week We Celebrate America’s Freedom

At the start of this week, we celebrated America with fireworks, patriotism and community. By Friday, the country is in utter turmoil, much blood has been shed and innocent lives have been lost. Continue reading


BET Awards 2016 Recap

Did you miss the world’s largest black family reunion last night? No worries, I’ll catch you up!┬áThe 2016 BET Awards was nothing short of amazing and one of the most memorable award shows in recent years. Legends were honored, audiences were entertained, and outright “proud of my blackness” was at an all time high. I’m sure EVERY person of color is at their job this morning sporting luscious afros and colorful dashikis while staring down their melanin-less counterparts.

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I’m Starting to think Macklemore Gets It…I Think

White rappers have long stood out in the realm of black music and oftentimes becoming more successful than the black artists in the genre who deserve more recognition. Macklemore, a highly successful white rapper, released a new song where he blatantly expresses white guilt and spreads the word of cultural appropriation.

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New Year, New Beginnings, New Perspective

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Wow! It is now 2016 and I’m ashamed of myself for going through 2015 without doing any posting on this blog. Please forgive my neglect, but I really had a busy and eventful 2015 full of learning and growing which lead to my attention being pulled away from this. I never forgot about YBC, but could hardly find time to keep up with my vision for this. Enough with my excuses though, it’s a new year and I have vowed to do better for myself and for others. Continue reading

Get Out and VOTE!

With the mid-term elections less than 2 weeks away, it is time for you to make your concerns known and put into office someone who can put laws into place. In an effort to bring out more Millenial and minority voters, Rock The Vote invited Lil’ Jon and a host of other young celebs to be in a campaign promo video. On top of being hilarious, the video gives celebrities a chance to share the reason why they are turning out to vote in the mid-term elections on November 4th. #TurnOutForWhat Continue reading