It is with such gratitude that we welcome back Shauncea Starr! She will be in a Guest Contributor role! WELCOME HOME, STARR! I’ve been in the house since March, leaving … Continue reading Reflections In A Pandemic
In this age of full-throttle Black Girl Magic, it is important to know that racism, stereotyping, abundant microaggressions and sexism are still viable venom in the life of Black folk. … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness- The Dirty Side Of Black Girl Magic: Being The Only Black Girl In The Room
Valentine’s Day is this weekend and it’s also Black History Month. I always find it interesting how we don’t see any realistic number of healthy Black relationships in media and … Continue reading 29 Days Of Blackness: Black Love Is Real & Worth The Risk
This is the time of year where we reflect, remember and try to reconcile. Earlier this year, we did Letter To Our Younger Selves. In keeping with this season of … Continue reading Come As You Are, As You Were
It’s ‘thankful’ season. I’m always a little extra reflective this time of year. I think it’s based on my past and the fact that the holidays always seem to illuminate … Continue reading Being Grateful Is A Decision, & A Journey: Choose Wisely.
Mid 30’s, single, no children, losing tons of weight, starting a new career…this is supposed to be a very exciting time. New money, new opportunities for growth and expansion, a … Continue reading The Fear Of Flying
‘Self-care’ seems equally simple and complicated. We know that self-care can be any and everything: from a Starbucks visit to a 10 day stay in Oahu. We know that no … Continue reading Self-Care Is Not A Discriminator Of Persons. Neither Should We Be.
SEPTEMBER HAS ARRIVED! It’s back to school time. The weather is changing, the world is shifting gears getting ready for the holiday season…there’s so much to do. The time is … Continue reading You Need You
Admin Note: This piece uses strong language, and is frank with its candor concerning activism. It is important such pieces be written as it makes plain the frustration which sometimes … Continue reading Not Today…
It’s August and that means KIDS ARE GOING BACK TO SCHOOL! Hallelujah! The end of summer is a bittersweet time. I’ve always felt the beginning of a new school year … Continue reading What The Village Looks Like: The School, The School Supplies & Teachers’ Classroo