Elizabeth (Ro) Ajiduah is a freelance writer who focuses on culture, music, politics and criticism. She works at Keke Magazine, a feminist magazine spearheaded by Chloe Xiang, and Interlude Magazine, a thoughtful publication focusing on culture and politics.
Jeshi's debut studio album, "Universal Credit," is one of 2022's best contributions to rap. The English musician illustrates moments of political and social instability through empathy and understanding.
For many, Black Lives Matter was a political matter rather than an affirmation of human dignity. The hesitancy to fully embrace this phrase comes from the successful culture wars waged by right-wing politicians linking social justice initiatives to destruction of American society.
As a Black Catholic teenager, seeing a Black man who is in the alternative space has affirmed my identity in such an important way. Tyler, the Creator's music has helped me to think more deeply about redemption and what it means to shed toxic masculinity.