Is there a Grey Area between Integrity and Money for Black Women?

Artwork By: Laurie Cooper, “Timeless (Female)” The recent conversation between Steve Harvey and Monique brought up an even more interesting conversation between me and my husband: can we as black people live in a grey area between what is seen as integrity and money? Meaning, can we honestly live our black selves and maintain the…

How To Plan A Romantic Night In

Happy Valentines Day! Yep, it’s that time of year again, the one night everyone goes crazy to create the perfect romantic moment. While the retail aisles are filled with chocolates, roses and teddy bears, the restaurants are gearing up to customize a menu you probably already tried and marking up the prices because everyone knows…

2.13.19 News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap

Black women continue to show their resiliency and drive to leave their mark on society. See what news you missed. #HERNewsRecap HBCU for Women, Bennett College Raised $8.2 Million (and Counting) to Save Its Accreditation, Exceeding Its Goal| The Chronicle of Higher Education   8-year-old dresses up as black female icons for Black History Month…

Live Your Truth Even If It Scares You

Photo by Judeus Samson on Unsplash I no longer believe that being a woman is both a gift a curse. I only see the blessing and opportunity in living my truth. So let me share my truth with you…hi, my name is Niccole and I’m an alpha female. What is an alpha female? A woman…

Wednesday Words from H.E.R.: Pitching a Book Ain’t Easy

Originally published on DNCwrites.com: “Pitching to Literary Agents…“ Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash Our local book author and writer DNC shares why she had a major delay in pitching her third book–plus the tips you should know if you’re thinking about pitching your own book. Pitching to Literary Agents: See what had happened was… by DNC No…

The Season for Living #FridayReads

Originally posted on DNCwrites.com Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash You finally made it to Friday! You did that sis! Now take a break with a quick read from DNC. Enjoy her short story, “The Season for Living”, from her #12daysofashortstory challenge on her blog DNCwrites.com. The Season for Living by DNC Snow danced with the wind to…

Wednesday Words from H.E.R.: Wine and Words about Pregnancy

Shari and DNC share their journey through pregnancy. Each woman’s pregnancy journey is unique. Shari had two kids, a boy and a girl and each pregnancy were completely different, while DNC had a high-risk pregnancy due to a fibroid. Check out part 1 and part 2 of their pregnancy journey. Subscribe to Wine and Words…