A Girl of Color’s Today: Grown-ish

Spoiler Alert Grown-ish is the show of the moment– or at least it is among all of the girls of color I hang out with. Everyone has an opinion on Aaron’s rat tail or how Luca wears his locks “artistically.” I even had an entire group chat devoted to discussing Zoey’s boy choices in the … Continue reading

Talk About Sexual Assault

“In my generation, what these girls are going through was never considered assault,” Judith said. “It was considered, ‘I was stupid and I got embarrassed.’” NY Times Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/us/campus-sex-assault-mothers.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur In recent days, sexual assault has been a trending topic in the media, with Harvey Weinstein, #metoo, and more front and center of all discussions. I … Continue reading

End Whitewashing in Hollywood

Whitewashing: ‘Is your lead a minority? Well, good news! We have a white person on call to be cast as their role.’ Whitewashing within Hollywood is not new. In fact, it has been going on for a long time now. Starting almost as early as the films in the 20th century, white actors would play … Continue reading