How Enslaved West Africans Heavily Influenced the Arts in America

Bismillah. *Important note about the term “enslaved”: Slavery has existed since the beginning of time. Different communities of people were enslaved regardless of creed or color. When it comes to Africans, the assumption is that we were always slaves. Furthermore, using the term “slaves” further perpetuates the unconscious bias that Africans were born to be…


Dear White People: I’m Done Apologizing for Who I Am

Dear White People, How has your day been? Good, I hope, because after reading this letter, you may never have another carefree day in your life. I have been on-guard, and you have been on the lookout. But you don’t have to wait, because anytime is the right time for you to strike at me….