The HBCU vs PWI Debate: My HBCU Story

Everyday it seems like Black Twitter always gets into a reoccurring discussion over which is better, HBCUS (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) vs PWIS (Predominately White Institutions). Some of the biggest HBCU advocates on twitter are @Anti_Intellect & @iamyaokhari in which most of the arguments are started and held in their mentions. Some of the debates rise from the discussion of which universities are better to attend for black people. There are some students that are very prideful of their historical black institution and then there are black people who feel that HBCUS are “less than” a PWI.  In my…

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BET AWARDS ’15 RECAP: THE YAY & WTF MOMENTS !

The BET Awards this year was amazing! Sometimes I will admit there are some blah moments but this year it was SO good in my opinion! It didn’t have ANY boring moments, everyone looked amazing, and the performances literally had me out of my seat. The pre-show was well put together thanks to my idols Lala Anthony and Terrance J, they had everything moving smoothly and definitely had me entertained getting all the tea on the celebs. During the whole night I was so excited because I didn’t expect it to be this good! I have made a list of “Yay Moments”…

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#InspirationsWithIndia: Choose Your Tribe

Happy Monday! Welcome to just my boost of good vibes for the week! Once again another picture from Instagram that has sparked a thought within me to share. This comes from @alex_elle on Instagram, she posts many positive posts so check her out! This is about basically the company that you keep will reflect you and your work ethic.  I definitely experience a lot this while on campus.

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#KEEPITDOWN….Dear Bree, Thank You.

We have a new hero and her name is Bree Newsome! Brittney Newsome (known as Bree) along with James Tyson are apart of an organized group in which they planned to take down the Confederate flag. According to organizer Tamika Lewis, they planned to keep the flag in a box during the funeral of those that died in Charleston.“We didn‘t see it fit to have the flag stand erect while the people who were massacred were laid to rest under it.” (source: New York Daily News)   Newsome went up the 30 foot flag pole saying memorable quotes like “I come to…

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Love Wins! Same-Sex Marriage is Legal Nationally

Yesterday morning it was finally announced that same sex marriage is now legal for everyone in every single state! It’s really crazy that this day has come and I’m happy that it’s now legal  to share your life legally with someone you love forever. I’m a firm believer in pro choice. Some of my closest friends are homosexual and I feel like who is anyone to tell them that they can’t choose to get married just because they love someone of the same gender. I was very happy this was passed. I will have a guest writer to further speak on…

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