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…

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.: 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…

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…

Rep Yo City…with some Wine and Words

Let’s do a #FBF post to the ladies of Wine and Words… On another episode of Wine and Words, Shari and DNC salute their hometowns (NY and STL) and speak to the regional differences that they love, loath and now see in their own children. Get ready for some nostalgia, cuss words and motherhood wrapped…