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 … Continue reading Dear Sis: An Open Letter to Black Women

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Salute H.E.R. and Watch H.E.R. Work!

It's always a good day to let your fellow girlfriend, sis, rida, or just another bomb woman know that they are wonderful and doing great things. Today we salute a couple of contributors from H.E.R. Crisis. Erin is saluted as a Home Design Blogger that Inspires Our design and lifestyle guru Erin Marshall of Live … Continue reading Salute H.E.R. and Watch H.E.R. Work!

It Takes a Village: Take Your Role Seriously

Artwork by: Larry Brown, "Sowing Seeds" As a single 30-something woman with no kids, I’m constantly asked, “When are you going to settle down and have kids?”. Or some other passive-aggressive way of encouraging me to reproduce before I “get them old eggs”. (P.S. Angela Bassett has ten-year-old twins…chill). MIND YA BIDNESS My response to … Continue reading It Takes a Village: Take Your Role Seriously

Scandal Me Please: A Proud Addict of a Powerful Black Woman

"Hi, my name is Niccole, and I’m addicted to Scandal." *crowd responds* "Hi Niccole!" And to be perfectly honest, I’m a proud addict to this award-winning, culture-shifting series--even if I wasn’t totally ecstatic by the last season—it doesn’t matter. I’m a ride-or-die fan and I can’t wait to tune in tonight! LOVE IT OR HATE … Continue reading Scandal Me Please: A Proud Addict of a Powerful Black Woman

Kinky Curly Me: How My Natural Hair Journey Changed Me From the Inside Out

Photography by: Mambu Bayoh I’m always the first to say it: Hair is our most natural accessory. You don’t need any money at all to change it. Shave it off – it grows back! Change the color… change it back. Straighten it, curl it, iron it, twist it, braid it. Put it in a ponytail, … Continue reading Kinky Curly Me: How My Natural Hair Journey Changed Me From the Inside Out