Journey to Self-Love with Self-Care Along the Way

Most people have a hard time imagining me as anything other than an opinionated, strong-minded, strong-willed, feisty ass Womanista. It's funny to me because me, 10 years ago, would've never imagined that I would be such the firecracker I am today. Growing up I was shy, quiet, and wildly insecure. So... how did I get … Continue reading Journey to Self-Love with Self-Care Along the Way

Getting in Formation: Track Review & Social Commentary

Alright... So where do I even begin? So much to unpack. Ugh, get a snack, a blanket, and get comfortable for this one. So... If you're unfamiliar with what's going on, Beyonce dropped a visual for her new single "Formation" this past weekend, a day before her Superbowl halftime performance. Her music video, in particular, … Continue reading Getting in Formation: Track Review & Social Commentary

Rape Culture in the Black Community & How it Affects Black Women and Girls

Earlier this month, former police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was, to my surprise, convicted of raping several black women. Following this trial via twitter has been tumultuous for me. Tumultuous, rocky, but nonetheless, draining. Daniel Holtzclaw targeted these black women strategically. He targeted poor black women in particular--mostly sex workers and drug addicts because he knew that they … Continue reading Rape Culture in the Black Community & How it Affects Black Women and Girls