black women

Poetry Series!

Not many people know this but I am a HUGE fan of poetry. When I found myself at my lowest of lows, poetry was there to make me feel better. It gave me something to relate to, it made me feel like I wasn’t the only person going through these feelings. The books I read […]

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Shea Moisture Tried It.

Shea Moisture is a black owned beauty company that sells products for hair, skin, and body. When they came out a few years ago black women were ecstatic. Finally a brand that had a vast array of options, and products that worked for 3a hair all the way to 4c. Despite their rather high prices […]

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Advice to Myself.

  I know that things seem horrible right now. You feel like no matter how hard you try to swim you keep sinking deeper and deeper, drowning. Nothing feels good, nothing can make you feel better. Things feel like they are falling apart. You don’t want to do anything, you don’t feel like doing anything. All […]

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The Power Of Representation.

  When I was kid my dad used to take my sister and I to Toys-R-Us to reward us for exceptional things we had done. As a little kid these exceptional things usually consisted of getting good grades, birthdays, and occasionally we got toys just because we begged for long enough. Straights A’s on our report […]

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Bring Back Our Girls.

It seems that for months now young black girls have been disappearing out of nowhere. Every day there is a new missing persons report, but yet nobody seems to have noticed or cared till now. The new hasn’t been covering it and one of the main reasons that the issue became a nationally recognized problem […]

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Shades of Beauty.

  Imagine this, you’re at your local store looking for some makeup. You scan the aisles looking for your perfect match of foundation, but what you find is a rack of beige and three bottles of what is supposed to cover all darker skinned people. Frustration starts to build up, so you move to the […]

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