When I decided to pursue writing seriously, I promised myself that I would try to refrain from writing about relationships. I am only 23 ye...

If something scares mainstream America more than the anger of People of Color, I can’t name it. Every Black public figure looking to garne...

In one of his most noted plays, Shakespeare asked “to be or not to be, that is the question?” It's a question that plays out in our ev...

I'm a self-proclaimed daddy's girl. My most vivid, early childhood memories are those of my father gently caressing my hair and tel...

Finally, it seems Black women bloggers are getting the due respect they deserve. You'll find them in major publications, on national te...

Dear You, I love you.  More than words can say, as cliché as that may sound. I love you across the ocean and back again. From then unt...

If you follow the media and American ignorance, you'll think that Haiti was simply a black colony that fought the French, dabbled in b...

I hadn’t even heard of ‘Sundress season’ until a few men on my twitter feed began to mention it each summer, around the beginning of June....

“What happens to a dream deferred”? Langston never gave us the answer, but watching countless people who have lived and died not being abl...

We're always looking for ways to amplify the voices of Black women. We do it within our community, but there are many more brilliant s...

I am 23 years old, and some days I feel utterly unaccomplished. I remind myself that I am young, and, barring a catastrophe, I have decade...

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