“I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be.” 

-Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

June 21, 2017

I've always loved flowers and admired how beautiful they are. All of the different arrangements, the scents, and the wide range of colors. I remember when I was younger, about the age of five or six, all I would ask for as birthday gifts were red roses, nothing el...

April 26, 2017

The Black Woman

I wouldn't be here without the black woman. 

She carried me in her womb.

Sang songs of the sweetest taboo.

She showed me off before she could even see my face. 

Told me everything will be okay.

She birthed me from heaven's passage. 

To hold me like a jewe...

April 19, 2017

I had the opportunity to interview April Okorie, an author and designer, residing in Maryland whom at the sweet age of 18, has accomplished so many amazing things and is enjoying every bit of her journey. April reached out to me after viewing my interview with MEFeater...

March 22, 2017

Tell me about MEFeater.

MEFeater stands for Music-Entertainment-Fashion eater and basically the "MEF," music, entertainment, fashion, and "eater" is just what we need to fulfill ourselves in life. That’s what we love and that’s what will sustain us. I created it when I...

March 22, 2017

I don't love him

But I'm in love with the way his hands fit perfectly around my neck

Squeezing it tightly

I feel all the blood rushing to my face

I'm in love with the feeling

I don't love him

I'm in love with the marks

The rosey red marks he leaves on my sugar brown skin

I loo...

March 8, 2017

Recently, I've had the opportunity to interview one of my favorite makeup artists, Felicia La Tour. I first discovered Felicia on Instagram a few years back and I instantly fell in love with her energy (and her tattoos!) just through her posts. Since following her thro...

March 8, 2017

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March 8, 2017

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