From Clubbin’ To Clarity: How Investing In Experiences Instead of Material Things Broadened My Perspective
Life changed the day I decided to look beyond THINGS and invest in experiences.
Why I Dig Janelle Monáe And The Impact She Is Having On The Music Industry As A Non-Conforming Woman Of Color
Janelle Monáe is a glow in the middle of a music industry dim with pre-packaged clones.
Life is too short for missed opportunities, cold shoulders and misplaced anger when it comes to our mothers.
This author discusses how watching her aunt pass from colon cancer, and seeing her mother battle with fibroid tumors pushed her to take her own health more seriously.
Why scurry to the bookshelves and Twitter to support men who believe it is their duty to teach women how to be women yet spend little to no time instructing MALES how to be MEN?
This author tells her younger self what she needed to hear a long time ago: Get over yourself. Not everybody is “hating” on you.
Deeper Than Twerking: For Parents of Little Black Girls, Hold Off On The Whoopings And Try Open And Honest Communication First
While I do believe physical discipline within reason and administered out of LOVE can be useful in parenting, open and honest communication MUST always be our first line of defense as parents.
Why The Discussion About Colorism Won’t Change Or End Unless We’re Honest With Ourselves And Deal With Our Own Pain
Take it from a sister who is still digging deep daily, learning about herself and others and striving to become better.
It’s All Around Us: The Day I Was Introduced To Rape Culture And The Reality That Too Many People Are Okay With It
How about we call a rapist a rapist and follow Zerlina Maxwell’s lead in tearing down the hidden (and not-so-hidden) messages creating a way of life that teaches women to live in fear and defeat?
Bow Down? No Thanks. But I Will Salute The Underrated Women In Music Who Keep It Humble And Real At All Times
I salute consistent authenticity. Humility. Transparency. We vibe with those who come from where we’re from and refuse to pretend that they are larger than life.