Posted in Life & Other Things

Brown Girl Guilt

i spent the entirety of today with J, free from the cultural toxicity and the unbelievably infuriating four words that i’m forced to hear every day; what will people say? but this freedom only lasted until i came home at 8pm.

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Pancakes, Catchups & Procrastinating // General Chit Chat

yesterday, i met up with Nahima for breakfast at Duck & Waffle, which i will write a review for in the upcoming week. so stay tuned for that, loves. but of course, like the time we went to Searcy’s, we ended up going to Sweet afterward.

because we were still hungry.

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Posted in Book Reviews

The Hate U Give

TRIGGER WARNING: POLICE BRUTALITY, RIOTS, MURDER, DEATH, VIOLENCE

i read this book ages ago, and watched the movie as soon as it came out.

there’s never really been a book that made me cry within the first 10 pages. until i came across The Hate U Give.

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.

Khalil was unarmed.

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