3.4.19 News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap

The beautiful thing about being a black women, is that we are always making moves. Here is a quick recap of news you should know. Historic Chicago election draws national spotlight, praise from black, LGBTQ communities: ‘I think Chicago is potentially ready to turn the corner’  | Chicago Tribune   Nike And Serena Williams Inspire…

Why H.E.R. Voice is Important in Our History

Artwork by Unknown As we kick off Women’s History Month, it only makes sense that we discuss several women focused on leaving their mark on the world. African-American women have a pulse on the people. They’ve been gifted with many diverse talents and the greatest of them, the strength to uplift and nurture others. Doing…

2.25.18: News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap #OscarEdition

‘Beale Street’ Star Regina King Calls First-Ever Academy Award Win ‘Surreal’ | Essence   ‘Black Panther’s’ Hannah Beachler Becomes The First Black Production Designer To Win An Oscar | Essence   ‘BLACK PANTHER’S’ RUTH CARTER IS THE 2019 OSCAR WINNER FOR COSTUME DESIGN | ABC   All The Melanin Magic At Essence’s Black Women In…

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…

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…

Kicking off the Year by Taking a Look Back

Photo by Chayene Rafaela on Unsplash A Year with H.E.R.  Here are the top five posts for 2018. If you missed them, don’t worry you can catch up on them now. If you’ve already read them, we’d love for you to pass them along or let us know what you think. Dear Sis: An Open Letter to Black Women The…