With Valentine’s Day around the corner, a lot of us may have our minds fixed on romantic love. And while there’s certainly nothing wrong with spreading the love to our partners (get yours, sis) or even our girlfriends (Galentine’s, anyone?), February is as good a time as any to practice radical self-love. After all, we can’t pour from an empty cup! Here are 3 musings … Continue reading Self-Love: Quotes We Live By
Long live the queen who coined Galantine’s Day, because the girlies have basked in it every single year, or every “single” year. We’ve thrown the woes of being without a bae on love day to the wind and have claimed the day prior as one for the gals! In a 2010 episode of Parks and Rec, Amy Poehler’s character Leslie Knope defined Galantine’s Day simply … Continue reading A Black Girl’s Guide to Galentines Day
There’s been a lot of talk about the Super Bowl LVII, specifically the halftime show where Rihanna is set to perform. She will be headlining one of the world’s biggest stages, which has now birthed the Beyonce vs. Rihanna debate. The real question is, should we compare the two artists? Let’s get into it. The 34-year-old entrepreneur posted a teaser on Twitter of her … Continue reading Rihanna VS Beyonce Super Bowl Performances: Should We Be Comparing The Two Queens?
To say it’s been a pleasure to see Tabitha Brown blossom before our eyes is an understatement. We’ve watched her grow from our favorite internet auntie to a Vegan influencer and in-demand social media personality. Her story is just as inspirational as her mini social media reads, so read all about it here! Hailing from Eden, North Carolina, Brown began her career as a struggling, … Continue reading Tabitha Brown is Goals: The Elevation of Tab
It’s evident that Black women have been raking up public wins as of late, from career dubs to personal victories. But the beauty in those wins is the power and prayer that have been shared to get them there. I’m a firm believer that half the battle of chasing your dreams and reaching your goals is believing that you actually can. So, here are some … Continue reading The Power of “I Am’s”: The Top Affirmations for Black Women This Year
Let’s have a moment of silence for all of the missing women across the globe. It’s truly devastating. But it’s even more devastating to continuously see how BIPOC women are overlooked in the national search for their lives. Recent news has highlighted details of the missing woman known as Gabby Petito. Every channel, news platform and blog has reported the ongoing facts and updates of … Continue reading Who’s Looking For Us?
Recent reports have confirmed that congratulations are in order for TV Host, Jeannie Mai and Rapper, Jeezy as they are expecting their first child together. While Jeezy is not a first time parent, his new wife Jeannie Mai is expecting her first child. Previous reports have stated that in Jeannie’s previous marriage she did not want to have children at all. However, she has changed … Continue reading I Didn’t Change My Mind, You Just Weren’t The One
We are learning more about trauma informed practice. More schools are even being proactive to offer trauma informed counseling on-site. Statistics have shown that there is a strong link between childhood trauma and mental illness. Crystal R. Currie is one clinician who is striving to support the ‘adult’ child. She is a nationally certified trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapist who is helping adults navigate through … Continue reading Navigating Adulthood While Dealing With Childhood Trauma With Crystal R. Currie
August 25-31st is National Black Breastfeeding Week. This annual celebration is set to raise awareness of the multiple health benefits and personal empowerment that comes with breastfeeding. There are racial disparities in the gaping rates of breastfeeding within communities of color. Lack of tools, resources and support have been known as the causes of this continued disparity. Breastfeeding reaps the benefits of ideal nutrition, antibodies, … Continue reading The Golden Treasure Of Breastfeeding Within BIPOC Communities
In an alternate universe, Simone Biles would perform a gymnastics routine more difficult than any singular female athlete in gymnastics history. Not only would she shatter her previous Olympic scores, but also those of the competitors that came before her and likely all that will follow. With a beaming face, she would tote her gold medal alongside her teammates on the top of the podium. … Continue reading Why Simone Biles Dropping Out Of The Olympics Is the Most Impressive Thing She’s Ever Done