“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

March 6, 2019

I’ve struggled with a few personal issues for over a year and in that time, I did a lot of things that I could’ve never imagined doing. Without getting too in depth, I can say that I compromised my morals in order to “fight” for something I wanted at the time. A comple...

July 25, 2018

Back in May, I came across Ashley's blog post about companionship, relationship "goals," and the overall "talking" idea. I immediately had to tap in and read her "Dating" or Dating? post because at the time, I was dealing with my own fair share of "companionship" issue...

March 21, 2018

Social media has a weird way of bringing certain people into your life without you realizing the impact that they will have on it. Crystal and I followed each other on Twitter last year after we bonded over a conversation about mental health (and being Leos!) and we ha...

March 14, 2018

Amanda is a self taught 24 year old makeup artist from the Bronx, NY. After following her on social media, I immediately fell in love with her daily beauty posts, down-to-earth personality, as well as her love for animals and the people around her. After deciding to le...

March 7, 2018

Clarissa Vargas is a 24 year old creative born and raised in Harlem, NY. I reached out to her after coming across her Instagram page and taking interest in her aesthetic. In our interview, Clarissa and I discuss vitiligo—pigment loss in areas on the skin—beauty standar...

November 1, 2017

Luv Sicc was an Los Angeles based womenswear clothing line that was released in Spring 2010 by Milena Garcia and Gina Mae. Luv Sicc delivered cut and sewn pieces with quality fabrics to provide a comfortable fit that also added a high fashion quality to street wear. Th...

August 23, 2017

Meet Jazmine Gray, a high school teacher and travel blogger. Not only does Jazmine love and enjoy teaching her students, she has also created her own travel blog, Jaz Trippin, after receiving several inquiries about how she scored her discounted trips around the world....

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...

March 8, 2017

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