“You can’t dump one cup of sugar into the ocean and expect to get syrup. If everybody sweetened her own cup of water, then things would begin to change.” - Florynce Kennedy A survival guide. It conjures images of adventurers like Bear Grylls navigating dense forests and river rapids like nature itself is not out to … Continue reading The Black Woman’s Survival Guide
Tonight is Valentine’s Day. I’m supposed to be spending a romantic, low-key night with my husband. Instead, I smell slightly of vomit.
Originally posted on Sweet Tea and Baby Jesus If you’ve ever read anything on this or my Sweet Tea and Baby Jesus blog , you know that I am a proud mama. I have two sons that I absolutely adore. I wanted those two boys more than anything. I planned them like clockwork. The first … Continue reading The fight for my vagina
Originally posted on Sweet Tea & Baby Jesus To my melanin rich sisters: let’s not mince words. America did a number on us on Election Day. Deep down, we knew. Didn’t we? We sucked it up when Hillary was nominated and said OK, I guess I’m with her. Sure, she was qualified for the position, … Continue reading Dear Black Women: Just Sit This One Out
Photography by: Mambu Bayoh I’m always the first to say it: Hair is our most natural accessory. You don’t need any money at all to change it. Shave it off – it grows back! Change the color… change it back. Straighten it, curl it, iron it, twist it, braid it. Put it in a ponytail, … Continue reading Kinky Curly Me: How My Natural Hair Journey Changed Me From the Inside Out
For many people who didn't vote for Trump, this campaign wasn't just politics. Here are a few ways Trump voters can show the rest of the country a little love and grace. And you may not like what you hear. https://youtu.be/v1YI2VCf6O8