Juan: I’ve been here a long time. Out of Cuba. A lot of black folks are Cuban. You wouldn’t know from being here now. I was a wild little shortie, man. Just like you. Running around with no shoes on, the moon was out. This one time, I run by this old… this old lady. […]Read More Moonlight: So good, we don’t deserve it | Film Review
“You want to know what being an X-man feels like? Just be a smart bookish boy of color in a contemporary U.S. ghetto…Like having bat wings or a pair of tentacles growing out of your chest.”Read More The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz | Book Review
We have all seen the protests, the news, the disgust, going around after the “election” of Donald Trump as president, which have done nothing to deter him and his administration from going against the majority of people, including constitutional rights and the court system. Unluckily, there are those out there who do not seem to comprehend why […]Read More 10 Slam Poems Explaining why #notmypresident
On Friday, January 20th of 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the Unites States of America. Saturday, January 21st of 2017, people across the globe marched as a stance of union for equality, justice, and peace for all.Read More Women’s March in Las Vegas | Justice Peace, and Equality for ALL.
The price of admission is worth it for the last couple minutes of the film alone.Read More Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
What a brilliant way to start the new year! Each of these books targets a different aspect of life in the new era, from racism, to sexism, to gun violence, to the horrors of residential schools.Read More Recent Reads: Let Them Eat Chaos, Secret Path, and Another Day in the Death of America
My goal for 2017 on the Goodreads Challenge is 50 books, which is significantly smaller than the number I aspired to in 2016. However, my desire this year is to read more quality texts, in all genres possible, and perhaps have an average rating of 4 this year, in contrast to previous times, where it […]Read More Top Books I want to read in 2017