Why She’s Gotta Have It is Needed for The New Generation

I grew up in an era where the term, gentrification was still nonexistent. I grew up in a time where if you liked the opposite sex, you were gay. You weren't seen as pan-sexual. I grew up in a time where we women were told to act like ladies and not tramps. I grew up…

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The Struggle of Friendships & Social Media​

Before we go any further, let's be friends, is a word we use every day, most the time we use it in the wrong way, now you can look the word up, again and again, but the dictionary doesn’t know the meaning of friends”, Whoodini. These lyrics spoke realism when it comes to your friends…

What it Means to Identify as a Womanist

From time and time on we see the images of the glorious Feminist movements that took place back in the 60's. The burning of the bras, the hairy armpits, and everything glorious that screams "I am woman, hear me roar." However, as we look back at this revolutionary time, we start to wonder. Where are…

Tips for Surviving the Meeting of the Family

Dating is already hard enough in this era of social media. I mean you need to post a popping selfie to grab his attention. You have to do tummy flat teas when you are close to bloat season. You have to keep up with all of these existential standards of beauty. Who am I kidding? Please…

Where to Shop for #WOC Brands for Small Biz Saturday

Small Business Saturday is that sacred day where we show our support to mom and pop businesses. This Saturday after you have filled your closets with deals from Wal-Mart, Target, and Zara, take time to shop with these brands created by dope women of color. Abstract Earrings Abstract Earrings is a handcrafted accessory brand created…

Struggling With Post Partum Depression

I just experienced the greatest gift in life by giving birth to a healthy baby girl after a 2nd-trimester loss with my first-born. I should be on cloud 9 savoring every moment with my newborn after all that heartache and overcoming my high-risk pregnancy due to IC (incompetent cervix). Seeing my daughter made my heart…