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 […]

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 […]

Twenty Years, Twenty Lessons: What I’ve Learned So Far Now That I’m 20

Last month, I celebrated my 20th birthday with some of the most important people in my life. I would have never imagined spending my birthday in the middle of a pandemic — nor would I have imagined typing this article in the comforts of my mother’s home. Regardless of the circumstances, I have still maintained some significant […]

Black Girl Magic, Interrupted

Black women deserve to feel magical. Because we are. We’re beautiful, intelligent, resilient, and boundless. We’re also no strangers to hatred— for centuries, the world has been built around anti-Blackness, which befalls Black women in unique ways because of patriarchal oppression. The resistance to this intersectional subjugation has resulted in cultural moments like the Black Girl […]