For me identity is something I struggle with and I'm in a constant battle with myself to define as that strong sense of belonging to one set tribe has never been there for me. But that is something I accepted long ago, I stand out from the crowd even when I try to blend in. Forging my own path while taking guidance from those around me and especially those bigger and bolder than me...role models. That's what the actors, directors, and creators in this ad movement by Netflix are. Role Models. "We stand up on any stage and every screen," he continued. "A day when black women are boldly the lead character, whether inmates or scholars. We’re not a genre, because there’s no one way to be black. We’re writing while black — nuanced ...

Always take what you see on TV with a pinch of salt, hell any information that you take in you should always question it. I decided to do this is a quick post because it Black History month in the US and my dad found this really interesting video that he decided to send to me. Usually the stuff he sends isn't great but this was interesting. You can see it below but if you can't be bothered to watch it, the geist of it is that The Lone Ranger was based on a real life black guy however when they came to create the show they changed the character to a caucasian because that's just what they did in those days...white-washing. But it's not just TV that gets it wrong sometimes, it happens in movies too like in ...