I can;t imagine a life with such covenant terms. A life untainted yet sprinkled with atrocities and a tinge of in-genuine gestures. Wish I was without a doubt the happiest I;ve ever been. Broken into run-on sentences and managing to speed up the pace. A summer in San Francisco turns into months that turn…

Archives: photo diary 1

This is a photo series of me being who I am and enjoying life with some friends. I hope you like it! I also made a song to go with, play it while you scroll through these photos. Luv Ashante ❤        

My Personal Experience with forced Colorism in the Media

Being from Washington, I didn’t have many black faces to look up to besides my family members. There was no one on Disney Channel, Nickelodeon or Cartoon Network that really looked like me. Even Raven was light-skin. That always made me feel some type of way, like I wasn’t beautiful enough for the society I…

Exclusive Life Update

I know I haven’t been blogging as much and I’m disappointed in myself. But, I’m also proud of myself. I took a while to just grind out everything and lay my cards on the table, the truth is: I’m financially unstable, I have no idea if I will attend college next semester, and I’m not…

Unearthly Being

I swear I saw angels looking back at me from the other side of the street I swear I saw angels when I looked up or when I looked down and saw for the first time love, and care in the eyes of people like me I swear I saw angels looking back at me….

Freedom in the Hands of Love: A Series.

Agony Dressed in Black They can’t hear my cries, although my tears fill up wishing wells– tipping over and quenching the thirst of Mother Earth. My heart is aching as our tears get swallowed into currents, as they swim below me, their spirits live in the water, blessing all of the sea. Throne into agony– everything…

Exchanging Knowledge: Acknowledging Social Intelligence

Imagine being lied to your entire life. Imagine thinking that you are already set up in this world to fail, just because of the pigment in your skin and the inner workings of your mind. Is that what I have been taught my entire life? To hate my very existence? To be scared of the…