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 […]
You’re Doing Great Sweetie! Why You Shouldn’t Compare Your Spiritual Journey To Others
On a rainy Monday night, I found myself unable to fall asleep. After opening my window to listen to the raindrops as they fell from the sky, I decided to do a little scrolling on TikTok. Since I was having a moment of tranquility, I felt inspired to watch content centered around spirituality and personal […]
Dating and Romance In My 20’s: Am I Ready?
Dating as a woman is always complicated. My fear is that it always will be. I’m at an age where the word “dating” understandably doesn’t carry much weight. I’m 20 years old, in my last year of college, and very much focused on myself—as is everyone else around me. But while my peers are focused on ourselves, […]
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 […]
Girl, You Dated <em>Who?</em>: Tarzan Jesus
Have you ever found yourself being picked up for a date and ending up inside their house? Well, meet Tarzan Jesus, the happy-go-lucky #vanlife hippie who picked up his date from the comforts of his humble abode. For our first installment of “Girl You Dated Who,” we will be diving into the unexpected misadventures of […]
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 […]