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…

Five Ways to Brace for Life’s Storms

Photo: Favour Omoruyi Our journey through life has many sunny and cloudy days. The blessings that we receive normally come after an obstacle or storm. There are times we want something to happen by XX date and it never does because God has the final word. And a lot of the time as we wait on…

TEST FOR YOUR TEMPLE: NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY

Did you know that Feb. 7 was National Black HIV/AIDs Awareness Day #NBHADD? Well, I didn’t until David Johns, the former executive director for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and now executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, went on The Breakfast Club to speak to the day. Then he…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today we salute working women who refuse to settle just for anything. At H.E.R. Crisis, our contributors are constantly juggling roles but remain dedicated to uplifting women—encouraging you and each other to go be great no matter the crisis. We salute our contributors today and those coming on in the near future. Get to know…