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Painting A Picture of Love

When I was eleven years old, at the time I did not realize that I was taking a picture that would be so precious to me, and that it would lead to such a special moment between me and one of my closest friends. As I mentioned in my previous article, Emily Lauren Mata, an… Continue reading Painting A Picture of Love

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Cuffing Season

I’m writing you this letter Dripped in my soul Done with the madness The emotional toll Loved you all winter Then you hated me all spring That’s how I figured out that this was all just a fling Never saw you in public But saw all of you at night The way you used to… Continue reading Cuffing Season

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Meet Melaysia Sekai

I met Melaysia about a year ago on Instagram. Scrolling around I came across her page and seen that she had just recently self published her collection of poetry "Butterfly." At the time I still hadn't even thought too much about how I would publish my first book. So I started mini stalking her to… Continue reading Meet Melaysia Sekai

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I’M NOT ANGRY, I’M FED UP!

I'm tired of being looked at as the angry black woman, I'm simply not angry I'm just ultimately fed up! I'm sure most of my black women reading this are in agreement. I'm tired of the toxic family behavior, why can't our black families support one another better? Emotionally and Mentally, our families aren't always… Continue reading I’M NOT ANGRY, I’M FED UP!

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We all Need a Little TLC: Self Care Tips

Self Care Tips Finals week has started or will be approaching for college students. With all the anxiety and also joy for some students I thought it would be important to provide some self-care tips for folks to indulge in. As young black professionals and creatives we are always on the go, in meetings, studying… Continue reading We all Need a Little TLC: Self Care Tips

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Storytime with Sky: Long Distance Love

Everyone has the following questions about love and relationships. Can you love someone from an distance? Is it possible for a relationship to work if it’s long distance? How could you date someone who is not in the same city and/or state as you? All of these questions are things I’ve asked myself. Plenty of… Continue reading Storytime with Sky: Long Distance Love

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Beauty Over Brains: Are Looks being Chosen Over Personality?

One day I was on Instagram having my normal group conversation with two of my male friends. This group chat usually consisted of funny memes, videos and of course them sharing a bunch of pictures of Instagram models with their asses out and obsessing over phat cats. Let me just say it can be extremely… Continue reading Beauty Over Brains: Are Looks being Chosen Over Personality?

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Misha’s Room Episode 7: Summer Dreaming

Ayeeeee I just want to pat myself on the back for sticking to my word and not letting ANYTHING hinder me from banging out FOUR solid episodes of Misha’s Room in the shortest, most jam packed month ever! I am Black Excellence hahaha. Don’t mind me y’all, I’m just proud of myself!  Anywho, Welcome back… Continue reading Misha’s Room Episode 7: Summer Dreaming

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Misha’s Room Episode 4: Sharing is Caring

Welcome back to Misha's Room my loves! We all know January is known for dragging on forever, so thankfully we've officially made it to February. I've been teasing y'all about non-monogamous relationships a bunch, so you can take this next episode as an introduction into that world. I wrote the poem Sharing is Caring when one… Continue reading Misha’s Room Episode 4: Sharing is Caring

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Destiny Montgomery

Destiny Montgomery is a certified abundance life coach with a poppin' YouTube Channel. Ever since I met this queen at San Jose State, I knew she was destined for greatness! Her vibrant personality and ambition make it hard not to love this girl. She recently launched her YouTube channel and her subscribers grow more and… Continue reading Destiny Montgomery