As this series continues, focusing on the politics of black hair, in writing and listening back on the third interview of the series, I can't help but think of how amazing it is that we as Black women, on the campus of Wilberforce University alone, can relate to so much when it comes to this… Continue reading The Politics of Black Hair: (HBCU Edition), A Series of Interviews..
The following day after I interviewed the first young lady of this series 'The Politics of Black Hair:(HBCU Edition)' , I walked around campus looking for other young women to interview. In the midst of doing so I saw different young women rocking their natural curls or slayed weaves, but I spotted a comfortable face… Continue reading The Politics of Black Hair: (HBCU Edition).. A Series of Interviews
Black blak/ adjective: black; of the very darkest color owing to the absence of or complete absorption of light; the opposite of white. Hair her/ noun: hair; any of the fine threadlike strands growing from the skin of humans, mammals, and some other animals. Beau·ty ˈbyo͞odē/ noun: beauty; a combination of qualities, such as shape,… Continue reading The Politics of Black Hair: Nappily Ever After, Wilberforce University (HBCU Edition)..
"What you affirm consciously and feel as true will be made manifest in your mind body and affairs. Affirm the good and enter into the joy of living" I just recently finished reading best selling "self-help" book 'The Power of Your Subconscious Mind' written by Dr.Joseph Murphy. In reading this book I found myself understanding… Continue reading Soul Searching : A 21 day Personal Challenge, including Social Media Detox, Meditation, and more…
For months I have been wrestling with thoughts of new ideas for my blog. Struggling with feeling as if I was producing the same content, and it was becoming boring. To my surprise the universe sent a fellow blogger, creative, hip-hop head, and supporter by the name… Continue reading Special Guest Blog Post: I Bloomed, I Grew: Flower Boy One Year Later..
"Part of what existence means to me is knowing the difference between what I am now and what I was then " - Alice Walker 'In search of our Mothers' Gardens' Many of you know that I absolutely adore and cherish the literary works of Alice Walker. Often times declaring that the literary works of… Continue reading The Soul of Purpose: In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens, Influenced..
(Photo captured by MIA.MOV, a dope photographer working out of Flint, Michigan) My blog is officially a year and a few weeks old. For those of you who have consistently followed and supported my blog, you know that last year, I wrote a blog post about turning 20 on this day. Honestly as I… Continue reading Chapter 21: My year of complete transformation..