Hi guys and girls, I recently wrote up a music review on Laura Mvula’s debut album “Sing to the Moon” for my Journalism and Media Studies course. Please check it out via the link and feel free to comment, share and/ or like the blog post. It would be truly appreciated. Many thanks.
Every time someone gets academically excluded, we are so quick to blame the system; so quick to blame the fact that we come from disadvantaged backgrounds. As much as this may be true to a large extent, do we ever sit and think that perhaps we also contribute to our very own downfall?
This post just made me realize how fortunate I am to belong at Milner residence (@ Rhodes University), where I am around extraordinary women (black, white, and indian). And the relationship between the black sisters is a beautiful one, where we all help each other. Whether it be academic, or personal issues. I love my Milnerians.
I want to go down in history in a chapter marked MISCELLANEOUS because the writers could find no other way to categorize me in this world where classification is key. I want erase the straight lines so I can be me. - Staceyann Chin