My Life Be Like

How HTGAWM taught me the fragility of black women.

Black women are expected to be a few things, except soft or fragile. We are given expectations for our life long before we even discover who we are. For years, black women have been labeled as “hard to handle”, “difficult to work with”, or even the five letter curse word that references a female dog.… Continue reading How HTGAWM taught me the fragility of black women.

Hidden Gems

Exploring Brooklyn: Yadain Cultural Solutions Edition

As it now comes time for another segment of Exploring Brooklyn, I've found another word of mouth spot that I decided to go check out- Yadain Cultural Solutions located in Bed Stuy. Yadain specializes in natural skincare and beauty for all skin types, with a variety of products like face washes, body washes, soaps, whipped… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Yadain Cultural Solutions Edition

My Life Be Like

Valentine’s Day for The Single Woman

Valentine's Day; a day of love, gifts and a ton of memes/quotes about how everyday should be Valentine's Day with your significant other. It has never been my favorite holiday and probably never will be when it comes to celebrating "love," and trust me, it's not because I'm single. Up until three years ago, I… Continue reading Valentine’s Day for The Single Woman

Lists

How to Make a Girl Happy on V-Day

Hey everyone! With V-Day approaching, I wanted to give guys a list of what I think women would love. These things are a little more thoughtful than the traditional dinner and teddy bear. It's time for men to think outside the box haha. Enjoy and feel free to comment! Write a hand written letter Some… Continue reading How to Make a Girl Happy on V-Day