The Power and Beauty of Black Love – Part II

The Power and Beauty of Black Love – Part II

To be honest, I struggled greatly with writing this blog. I constantly thought, “what do I know about black love” or “who am I to write about black love”. My upbringing, in terms of my family dynamic, has led me to doubt myself when I think about black love, black marriage to be exact. And […]

The Power of Beauty and Black Love – Part 1

The Power of Beauty and Black Love – Part 1

My very good friend Natasha and I are doing a 4-week blog series on Black Love in honor of Black History Month. Below is the first part of our discussion on black marriage in our final week of our series, written  by Natasha Shorts (@NotedByNatasha). To view previous blogs from our series click here. I grew […]

Black Self-Love Matters

Black Self-Love Matters

Who told you? Who told you you’re ugly because your skin is too dark? Who told you you are bad or a threat because your skin is dark? Who told you you have bad hair because your hair is big and kinky? Who told you you are unintelligent because you don’t speak “proper English”? Who […]

Is This Christmas?

Is This Christmas?

• 1 minute read • What is the purpose of Christmas? Is it blow up polar bears, Is it Christmas light competitions, Is it angry people standing in long lines, Is it stressing out trying to find the perfect gift, Is it watching our favorite NBA teams face off, Is it baking and eating Christmas goodies, […]