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Why and How You Should Challenge the Status Quo This Black History Month
Why and How You Should Challenge the Status Quo This Black History Month
I appreciate the added melanin to my news feeds throughout February, but I often question if reading someone’s social post is truly teaching me.
This Valentine's Day, Keep Falling in Love With Yourself
This Valentine's Day, Keep Falling in Love With Yourself
Appreciate your solitude on Valentine's Day; go to your mental and spiritual happy place, indulging in every single drop of it, guilt-free.
The Untangled Truth About Loving Your Natural Hair
The Untangled Truth About Loving Your Natural Hair
The best way to check your root issues is one strand at a time.
There's Still a Stigma Against Natural Hair (This Study is Proof)
There's Still a Stigma Against Natural Hair (This Study is Proof)
The Perception Institute's "Good Hair" Study is the first to examine implicit and explicit attitudes related to black women’s hair.
What It’s Like to Live in LA With Natural Hair
What It’s Like to Live in LA With Natural Hair
My take on the natural hair scene in The City of Angels.
February Book Club Pick: The Underground Railroad
February Book Club Pick: The Underground Railroad
Barack Obama had it on his reading list, will it be on yours for February?
What Jessica Williams Thinks About Women Who Reject Victimhood
What Jessica Williams Thinks About Women Who Reject Victimhood
Is the new feminism movement actually inclusive? Actress Jessica Williams spoke on the subject at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
What Dutch Guys REALLY Think of Your Curly Hair
What Dutch Guys REALLY Think of Your Curly Hair
"Do NOT touch her hair without asking for permission. I think it has something to do with frizz. Either way, it's beautiful."
The 2017 SAG Awards Speeches Gave Us the Hope We Needed
The 2017 SAG Awards Speeches Gave Us the Hope We Needed
Weeks after Meryl Streep's powerful acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, SAG Awards winners used their platforms to protest the current political climate.
What We Realized at the 2017 Urban Health Expo in Austin
What We Realized at the 2017 Urban Health Expo in Austin
The Urban Health Expo was a dynamic event that gave the Austin community an opportunity to discuss the importance of mental and physical health and wellness.
How I Practice Self-Care Through Thrifting
How I Practice Self-Care Through Thrifting
As all of my thrifted items enhance my freedom of expression, I am able to hold parts of myself that I so desperately want to keep in this crazy world.
Self-Care Includes Community Action and Volunteer Work
Self-Care Includes Community Action and Volunteer Work
We can’t move through this life alone or without a helping hand.
Reclaim Your Light With My Wash Day Self-Care Playlist
Reclaim Your Light With My Wash Day Self-Care Playlist
What if we took our time on our next Wash Day?
What Being a Naturally Curly Redhead Taught Me About Confidence
What Being a Naturally Curly Redhead Taught Me About Confidence
"Finally, when I was about 20 years old, I realized how cool it was to have very different hair from most people."
Life After Damage: Coping While Recovering from Heat Damage
Life After Damage: Coping While Recovering from Heat Damage
You would be surprised to see what happens when you get creative and find different ways to counteract the after-effects of heat damage.
What It's Like Living In The Netherlands With Natural Hair
What It's Like Living In The Netherlands With Natural Hair
The straight hair community has mixed attitudes towards those of us with natural texture--some can be very curious and interested while others are more ignorant.
Why This Woman is the Heroine 2017 Needs
Why This Woman is the Heroine 2017 Needs
Learn more about fashion's most valuable player now.
This Controversial Illinois Law Is Changing the Salon Industry - But Will It Help Fight Abuse?
This Controversial Illinois Law Is Changing the Salon Industry - But Will It Help Fight Abuse?
While some may argue that this is effective for clients, is it fair to put a salon professional in this position?
This is Why You Should Have Curlfriends
This is Why You Should Have Curlfriends
Your journey to natural can be very rewarding, trying, and fun all at the same time.
5 Ways to Pay Attention to Your Health for Better Self-Care
5 Ways to Pay Attention to Your Health for Better Self-Care
Does reproductive health care play a role in your self-love ritual? It should. Here's how to make small but effective changes in your personal routine.
"Hair in the United States is political."
"Hair in the United States is political."
The very act of having a black body in a white space was revolutionary.
The One Change I'm Going to Make in 2017
The One Change I'm Going to Make in 2017
In the end, success entails doing what you love while being surrounded by great people.
10 Companies That Make Black Dolls
10 Companies That Make Black Dolls
Now, more than ever, black dolls are becoming increasingly accessible in the mainstream toy market.
Pelo Bueno: The Afro-Borinquen Curly Hair Experience
Pelo Bueno: The Afro-Borinquen Curly Hair Experience
"I need people to understand that loving yourself takes many forms."
5 Reasons to Watch Solange Perform Her "Rise/Weary" Medley on Jimmy Fallon
How to Find Your Superpower Through Emotional Expression
How to Find Your Superpower Through Emotional Expression
It took me some time, but I finally learned to embrace my vulnerability and stop caring about what others perceived as a sign of weakness.
The Moment I Realized Skipping Self-Care Was Not an Option