On the eve of the impeachment vote (more to come on this later), U.S. President Trump sent Nancy Pelosi a letter riddled with inaccuracies and once again invoking the Salem witch trials. In the rambling letter — which reads similar to an ex boyfriend’s tirade after you break up with them — Trump is seen calling the impeachment inquiry a partisan “crusade,” an “unprecedented and unconstitutional abuse of power” and a “spiteful” “election-nullification scheme.” In the words of Ariana Grande, thank you next.


Words by Kristyn Potter

This is the start of a journey both written and realistic. I’m Kristyn Potter and I’m a hedonist.

“Hi Kristyn”

I’m sat on the train headed to meet a stranger to discuss a photo-journalism project, with “Tropic of Cancer” in my lap, Duolingo queued up on my phone, and a WhatsApp conversation with one of my close girlfriends in London paused on my phone, next to an unread message from a Scottish guy that I have an unbelievably unrealistic crush on.

Since I was about 25, I wanted to move to Europe — to Paris, or…


Words by Lily Mao //

This week’s Profile on Feminists highlights Tobago’s own Calypso Rose.

Currently living in Queens, Calypso Rose is quite literally the living Queen of Calypso. Calypso is a style of Afro-Caribbean music characterized by highly rhythmic and harmonic vocals.

Rose wrote her first song “Glass Thief” after she watched a man steal glasses from a woman in the Tobago market. It is the first Calypso song denouncing inequality between the sexes.

Currently, Rose has compiled over 800 songs and 20 albums. Her catalogue is a collection of sharp lyrics that describe the inequalities women face living in a male-dominated society.

Rose…


This may come as a shock to some but while it is a known fact that black men are constantly racially profiled, so are black women — more often than you think.

My mother was shopping at a Stein Mart in North Carolina and once she got to the checkout counter, made her purchase and left, the alarm went off and a white woman who was standing behind her shouted “She stole something.”

No, no she didn’t. The cashier forgot to remove a sensor.

Black women are constantly victims of racial profiling in stores, but there hasn’t been a case of such wonderful vindication compared to the one that recently occurred with SZA and Rihanna.

Acclaimed African American singer and songwriter SZA was happily shopping for Fenty beauty products at the Sephora…


This may come as a shock to some but while it is a known fact that black men are constantly racially profiled, so are black women — more often than you think.

My mother was shopping at a Stein Mart in North Carolina and once she got to the checkout counter, made her purchase and left, the alarm went off and a white woman who was standing behind her shouted “She stole something.”

No, no she didn’t. The cashier forgot to remove a sensor.

Black women are constantly victims of racial profiling in stores, but there hasn’t been a case…


Words by Lily Mao //

This week’s Profile on Feminists highlights Tobago’s own Calypso Rose.

Currently living in Queens, Calypso Rose is quite literally the living Queen of Calypso. Calypso is a style of Afro-Caribbean music characterized by highly rhythmic and harmonic vocals.

Rose wrote her first song “Glass Thief” after she watched a man steal glasses from a woman in the Tobago market. It is the first Calypso song denouncing inequality between the sexes.

Currently, Rose has compiled over 800 songs and 20 albums. …

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