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!
The suffragist movement loves to tout the praises of its pillars: Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. But it was the brilliance of the testimony of Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823-1893) before the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives on the matter of … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: White Feminism & Mary Ann Shadd Cary
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’
Jordan Peele is our here scaring and winning. Stacey Abrams is acting more and more like the POTUS we need and CARDI B won a Grammy! Sweet Love Hangover indeed! Let’s get it! #RKelly #YallThoughtItWasOver #WhatIsGoingOnInChicago #FastGirlsAreStillGirls #WhatMakesAGirlFast #ProtectBlackGirls #WhyIsThisHard #Beliebe #MoNique #SteveHarvey #Kap #Nike … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY 02/15/2019