Tag Archives: New York

Scared and Humbled While Facing Hate

As my boyfriend and I walked into the subway car, a seemingly homeless and unstable man began to immediately berate us…I’ve experienced judgement for simply being black while walking down the street or flamboyant looking while wearing glitter on my face. However, I never experienced such instant and explicit judgement, outrage and a sense of danger from just walking into a space.

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Behind the Blue Light: How to Cook the Perfect Grilled Cheese

I sat down with The Blue Light Speak Cheesy creator, Andy, to learn how grilled cheese sandwiches became her specialty and how to successfully make one at home. As Andy puts it, if you have “amazing bread, amazing cheese and a lot of love then you’re good.” After grounding me in her philosophy, Andy showed me how to make a sandwich step-by-step and then put me to the test with these tricks.