Christiana Ajai

  • June 19, 2018By Christiana Ajai

    XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Onfroy, was reported dead on June 18. The 20-year-old rapper was fatally shot in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The rapper rose to fame in early 2017 after his Soundcloud song “Look At Me!” made it into mainstream circles. Simultaneously, people became more aware of his past as his ex-girlfriend’s brutal abuser. In a 142-page … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/opinion-i-am-not-obliged-to-care-about-the-death-of-an-abuser/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 26, 2018By Christiana Ajai

    The past week or so has been tainted with shock and disbelief from fans of “America’s favorite boyband” Brockhampton as one their lead rappers, Ameer Vann, was hit with allegations of abuse. Two women came forward on Twitter to describe their experiences of relationships with the rapper which they described as emotionally abusive and manipulative. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/a-member-of-brockhampton-has-been-accused-of-abuse/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 19, 2018By Christiana Ajai

    In an interview with Heroine Magazine, actress Alexandra Shipp, who starred in “Love, Simon” and “X-Men: Apocalypse,” discussed issues revolving around colorism–again. The actress first received backlash for her response to a Twitter comment about being cast as X-Men’s Storm. In the comics, Storm is depicted as a darker colored character but was played by Shipp, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/love-colourism-an-open-letter-to-alexandra-shipp/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 27, 2017By Christiana Ajai

    Christiana AjaiOctober 26, 2017 White Feminism Has Helped Men Like Harvey Weinstein And Neglected Black Women Over the past few weeks numerous allegations of sexual abuse have been made against  American film producer Harvey Weinstein. Women have bravely stepped out of hiding to make everyone aware of the gross misconduct of a man with great … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/white-feminism-has-helped-men-like-harvey-weinstein-and-neglected-black-women/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read