The Diversity And Inclusion Convo Can’t Exclude Black Women.

In today’s workplace, companies have been expanding their D&I programs and initiatives to prioritize the experiences of marginalized groups – yet there still seems to be a disconnect. These same companies fail to implement incorporating D&I initiatives from an intersectional lens. Black womxn live at the intersection of “double jeopardy”: a unique social condition that […]

10 Bad B*tch Affirmations To Get Us Through The Summer

To fully maximize the good vibes I’m feeling right now, I’m currently in the process of retraining my brain. Generally, I would like to think of myself as a positive person, but I am prone to overthinking. A lot.  So, this usually causes me to talk myself out of stepping out on faith and trying […]

Who gon check me boo? I’m gonna wear this bonnet.

The great bonnet debate. Black women’s hair is our crown and glory, and many of us protect it at all costs — even in public spaces like the airport. This is a distinct and intentional choice that should be based on a woman’s freedom to decide. Yet, it has now been used in overgeneralized discourse […]

Three TV Moms That Inspire TF Out of Me

Chileeeee…when my daughter was born I went through a massive identity crisis.  When women become pregnant, everyone and their momma will give you all sorts of unsolicited advice on how a woman should behave now that she is a mother. People said things like, “you can’t wear no crop tops now, you a mother” or […]

What Directing My First Short Film Taught Me About Black Stories

I’m a junior in college studying film production. This year, I accomplished something I’ve been wanting to do for years: produced a short film written and directed by me.  The film was made as a thesis/final project for my Film Production minor. And now that I’ve wrapped production, I’ve learned so many things that only […]

We Outside! 5 Ways To Have The Best Hot Girl Summer In 2021

Summer 2021 is swiftly approaching!  The girls are getting waxed, vaxxed, and it’s getting harder to secure a spot for brunch! After the train wreck that was 2020, we all deserve to have a little fun. And let’s face it, 2021 hasn’t been very nice to us either. So, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with craving […]

Not Wearing Braids on your Birthday is Deeper than a “Preference.”

We have to break from following only Eurocentric standards In a recent Twitter post (now deleted), a user asserted that wearing braids is not appropriate or classy enough to wear for special occasions, such as birthdays.  a bitch really told me to get braids as my birthday hairstyle 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 i unfollowed shorty so quick — […]

Taking a Pole Class Boosted My Bad-Bitch Energy to the Next Level

Here’s Why it Will Boost Yours as well Taking a pole class has never been an activity that I thought I would find myself invested in this year. Of course, I love watching the hit shows that have the dance as a central theme like P-Valley. And I’d occasionally imagine myself in another dimension being […]

The Real Reason Why Dani Leigh Keeps Upsetting Me and My Homegirls

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece on the situation surrounding Dani Leigh and the snippet of an unreleased track called “Yellow Bone”. I was very angry while writing my original piece. But as time passed, I realized my anger has very little to do with Dani and her song.  Rather, I was and […]