Dear Black People

  Black Man. Police Officer. Shots Fired. Black Man dead. Investigation. Calls for Justice. Officer walks free. This rhetoric is one that is familiar and seemingly embedded into the fabric of America and incidents involving a member of the African-American community and those who uphold the law.  In less that 48 hours the names of…

Who do I represent?

After recently reading a Buzz-feed article by Pedro Fequiere titled,  17 Struggles All Suburban Black Kids Know Too Well, the last statement hit me and left me sad at the seemingly universal feeling. The statement? ‘Feeling constant pressure to represent your race and not just yourself”. As a Black woman who lives in a Caribbean country, I cannot…