Music has always been an important part of my life. I think as I got older, I started to dive deeper into new and old genres. One glaring issue I found was the amount of Black women artists that were criminally underrated.
Black Twitter is a beautifully vibrant, diverse and fun online space where many Black folks can find solidarity in ideas, views and interests. As a film lover, I particularly find myself following Black people who watch, discuss and engage with Black media.
With the release of Marvel and DC movies, superheroes have experienced a meteoric rise in popularity. Since the reintroduction of comics into mainstream pop culture, the superhero genre has been subject to all the usual questions of diversity.
As I walk through campus, surrounded by people who look nothing like me, I can’t help but feel like I don't belong. I try not to compare myself to anyone but it seems like everyone around me has their lives figured out, their friend groups established and their futures secured.
It’s that time of year again: the period after Halloween and the beginning of November where individuals start playing holiday music like Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You,” completely surpassing Thanksgiving.
In the midst of the 10-year anniversary of League of Legends, a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game by Riot Games, I find myself reflecting on the too many hours that I’ve spent on LoL alongside its other 80-million monthly players.