Erotic Fiction Fridays: Unknown Visitor

Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash This week, we’re kicking off a new series, Erotic Fiction Fridays. Black women are unique and beautiful beings. Our essence is copied by many, judged by all but worshipped by not enough. This series will introduce you to the layers of sexuality and power that lives within the plight…

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…

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…

‘Love Notes’ just in Time for Valentine’s Day

It’s a love thing and #blacklove is a beautiful sight. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, take a lover’s break with a new YouTubing couple, Shanna and G-mo, who share their journey through a long distance relationship to engagement and more. Catch the first episode of Love Notes.

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…

Dear Sis: An Open Letter to Black Women

Photo by Hian Oliveira on Unsplash I am not in competition with you Sis! You are dope and so am I. It’s a genetic thing that we can’t avoid or deny, so why don’t we come to a truce and focus on our revolution. I totally get why you may have issues with trusting the positive energy that…