3.14.19 News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap

Today we’re looking at videos that promote being dope black women. You’re welcome! #InHerCourt | Bumble   Dawn Dickson Talks The Black Tech Community, Breaking Barriers In Black Business + More | Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM   Watch Elle Varner Ask For One More In Sexy New ‘Pour Me’ Video | Essence   Watch…

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…

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…

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…

News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap

Yesterday, as we remember the legacy and service of Dr. Martin Luther King, news you should know about was shared across the world. See what you missed. #HERNewsRecap Kamala Harris Announces That She Is Running For President | Essence Netflix adds ‘Black Earth Rising’ to their Roster | Live Hacker The Women’s March was a…

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…