Disconnect and reflect: take a break from the internet after the 2016 Presidential Election

On the night of Nov. 8, the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election gave rise to a title that is sure to stir mixed emotions for people of color across the nation: President-Elect Donald Trump. It still amazes me that I am currently witnessing history unfold. Beyond shocking millions of people across the nation, the … Continue reading Disconnect and reflect: take a break from the internet after the 2016 Presidential Election

Queens own your crown: Hair is for glory, not global acceptance

For some reason whenever the topic of a black females personal hair preferences or the controversy behind the "how to's" of surviving (with natural hair) in the work place is revisited, the lyrics to India.Arie's "I Am Not My Hair" rings triumphantly in my mind. We have come upon a time in society where rise … Continue reading Queens own your crown: Hair is for glory, not global acceptance