What Not To Wear- Halloween

Halloween is a day reserved for children and grown folks to dress up as anything they want. As kids we dressed up as princesses as super heroes.  Now as adults its like the options have expanded it to include: Sexy nurse, sexy zombie, sexy cat, sexy bus driver, sexy Native American princess, etc.

Everything about these options are problematic.  Why do women’s costumes have to be hypersexual?  But worst than that why do people feel its okay to wear other’s cultures as a costume?   This week’s episode serves as caution for folks to be more careful for their costumes.


P.S. I wish I could prove that this video was recorded a few days before a party took place at UCLA.  Although the party’s theme was to poke fun at  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian some students took this as an opportunity to don black face and perpetuate stereotypes.


All of my thoughts could not fit in the first video! My heart was so heavy with the news of Sandra Bland, I felt that I could not leave this part on the editing floor.  The more that I think about the entire situation, the more it makes me upset. This could have been anyone I know.  Not anyone “deserving” (whatever that means) to be arrested. Simply someone who was annoyed at the fact that they were getting a ticket, smart enough to know their rights, and bold enough to speak up for themselves.  None of that is reason to be arrested. And no, I’m not here for the people who say if she just cooperated the police officer wouldn’t be threatened. The police officer should have remained professional. I’m not here for the female officer cheering on her partners idiotic behavior either. She can have all the seats in pew.

Also, Amandla Stenberg is one of my new favorite people! Little sister is intelligent and bold and handles all criticism with such great style. I heart her!

As always, I want to hear your feedback! Leave a comment and let me know what you think.