It’s still February which means it’s STILL BLACK HISTORY MONTH! Today, I want to highlight Tiffany Shawntay (@errybodylovestiff on IG). Tiffany is a 34-year-old graduate of the historic HBCU Benedict College in Columbia, SC. Tiffany is an engaged mommy of two living in Brooklyn, NY. … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: Hair & Thangs With Tiffany Shawntay
Picture it in 2015, and scrolling through Facebook. I was looking for somewhere to take my girls on a weekend excursion. This is the video that caused the course of my Saturday (click here). I watched as a Black mom and her son in a … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: One Little Video—Books N Bros & Eye See Me Bookstore
Historically Black Colleges and Universities. I wanted to actually go to Spelman College because I had heard it mentioned on the Cosby Show. There are 101 HBCU’s that make up this system. These schools were founded by grit, grace and faith. Some are being sustained … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: Save The HBCU’s!
I read Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, in about 3 days. I respected her before, but I had a new found reverence for her after. The one thing that I love about the Obamas, is that they loved each other out loud. Here is what I … Continue reading Black Love Is A Superpower-Part 3: STRENGTH
Scary stories are not new. The horror genre itself is perhaps has old as any of the Abrahamic religions. With the success of Get Out, Black writers are getting the shine and recognition they always have deserved, However, we know that Jordan Peele is not … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: Why We Need A ‘Nightlight’
It is no secret that I am a fan of the dynamic force of nature that is President Obama. It is no secret that he has a presence to him that you cannot help but be drawn to or immolate. With the start of his … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: My Brother’s Keeper
There are so many blessings I have encountered being a mother of two Black daughters. One of them is having two extra sets of ears to the creative things happening in the world. With them being avid watchers on YouTube, and being the mother I … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: The Enduring Creativity Of Black Girl Magic