For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide and not a Damn Soul Knows

An open letter to the people who have a “strong” friend: You’re exhausting. At best, you’re selfish. You’ve gotten so used to the little routine of them saying they’re good so that when you look yourself in the mirror you can say to yourself, At least I asked, right? So to my energy depleters, here’s something… Read More For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide and not a Damn Soul Knows

Insecure Academic: Being an Overlooked, Gifted, Black girl. (Part ONE)

  Whenever someone inquires abt skool level I say "grad student" I'm wholly embarrased to say "PhD" unless they're an academic. I kno i kno🙈 — BoujeeRatchademic (@DOit4theBlkgrls) September 16, 2017 The above tweet contains the thread that inspired this post and the call for submissions for this series (Click picture to read). The thread… Read More Insecure Academic: Being an Overlooked, Gifted, Black girl. (Part ONE)

Keep it real: The book that put me on pause about going to grad school

Book: Getting What You Came For: The Smart Student’s Guide to Earning a Master’s or PhD [Revised Edition] by: Robert L Peters, PhD. Published 1997. I noted the year the book was published because some of the information may be slightly outdated, such as applications to grad school costing $25 (LOL), but the value of… Read More Keep it real: The book that put me on pause about going to grad school