Current events have led me to dissect the well known quote "All my skinfolk ain't kinfolk." This quote, which was said by my Triumphant Soror Zora Neale Hurston, means that someone can inhabit a black body and be an agent of white supremacy. Because of the ongoing pandemic, people around the world have been forced… Continue reading All Skinfolk Ain’t…
Sitting in the house these past few weeks has really shed some light on ME! I did not realize how many things that I could be doing in this time to take care of myself and also get some work done. So I thought I would share a bit of my list with you all. … Continue reading Quarantine and ME !
I loved so deeply once that the thought of losing my partner made me sick. I couldn't imagine waking up alone without him, living or breathing without him. I found myself mesmerized by this man and all the things that he did for me. I felt that it was a privilege for me to have… Continue reading Cuffing the Side Chick
Guest article provided courtesy of: Going by the old school definition of what domestic abuse and violence can be is a major crippling factor to the level of help victims can get. This is why the definition has been expanded to mean cases of control and power play that could lead to negative psychological,… Continue reading Digital Abuse: How Technology Can Help Victims/ Survivors of Domestic Abuse
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
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!
Situation-ships have made it harder for us to build meaningful, intentional romantic relationships with each other. Like many others in their 20’s, I’ve been on a whirlwind of dates with people who have shown me a great time, provided me with laughter, affirmations, great conversation and good food; all the things that usually keep me… Continue reading When Playing Hard to Get, Gets Hard
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
I heard about Welcome To The Table (WTTT) last year when one of the hosts Marquis reached out to me about being involved with season 2. Although I was unable to be involved, I was very impressed with the concept and themes that were being discussed. According to their YouTube Channel, WTTT is: "Striving to… Continue reading Welcome To The Table, the Influential Show the Bay Area Needed (@welcometothetable_)
Bolawa Gbadebo, 26, is a Nigerian model from Chicago who recently won the face of Luster Pink. She has been modeling for three years and has a plethora of upcoming projects in the works. Check out our exclusive interview with this talented queen below. At what moment in your life did you realize you… Continue reading Meet Modeling Sensation, Bola Gbadebo