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)..
If you have been following my blog and or social media, you know that I am a strong mental health advocate, and that I don't shy away from sharing my personal journey concerning mental health. I wanted to write this article to shed light on mental health in a positive way, within our community. A… Continue reading Black women: The importance of Mental Health, self-love, and self-awareness.. breaking the stigma
Drake dropped his recent new single 'Nice for what' a few day's ago, and the internet went "crazy", as many people had a lot to say about the visual. The video stars Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Rashida Jones, Yara Shahidi, Zoe Saldana, Syd, Misty Copeland, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jourdan Dunn, and Letitia Wright. It is… Continue reading Drake’s, ‘Nice for What’: Celebrates Black women in front of and behind the camera, and we’re here for it..
Janelle Monáe is back (with music) after five years since releasing 'Electric Lady' in 2013, with her upcoming album 'Dirty Computer', set to release on April 27th. Django Jane, a single on her upcoming album, is a political statement, filled with lines of self-love and assurance, women empowerment, and a dope sense of wordplay. She… Continue reading Janelle Monáe and the power behind her new single ‘Django Jane’: A pro-Black women anthem…
Shanyael Hinton, a gorgeous writer, self proclaimed gamer, and lover of all things pertaining to literature from the city of Columbus Ohio. We met our freshman year of College and formed a bond and friendship partially over our love of literature, Black Women literature in particular. As a lover of literature and as a writer… Continue reading Beloved: Literature, Love, and livelihood: Being, the epitome of her Exsistence..