I Stand with Him: Why Colin Kaepernick’s Controversial GQ Cover is Long Overdue

GQ Magazine has officially named Colin Kaepernick as “Citizen of the Year” and I am completely overjoyed. Colin Kaepernick has spewed a much-needed dialogue amongst the American people. When the ex-quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the National Anthem, back in early September, the 30-year-old athlete gave birth to a movement […]

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Unplugging the ‘Gram

As some of you may know, I’ve taken few steps back from social media, Instagram especially… There were times where I found myself waking up in the AM and blindly scrolling for the morning tea (courtesy of @TheShadeRoom) and even stalking a few fashion pages for RiRi’s latest ‘fit; however, that vicious cycle of repeatedly […]

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#BlackGirlMagic Alert: VOGUE’s 73 Questions featuring Tracee Ellis Ross

Vogue‘s 73 Questions feature is one of my all-time favorite YouTube series! The esteemed fashion brand has continuously tapped Hollywood’s finest to indulge in a segment that dives into their personal lives while exploring their hobbies, their passions and all things fun (including favorite foods, movies, musicals… You know, all the good stuff!) Past celeb […]

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Footprints

Lately, the idea of change has been heavy on my mind. My family and I lost an esteemed loved one who was the glue that somehow held our flock together. I tried to draft a blog post on my feelings early on but each attempt cascaded into a reminder of the sheer shock and pain. […]

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F*ck Your Pride: When Standards (in Love) Fall Short

Every millennial woman was once guilty of having “the list”… Yep, the dreaded list of must-haves that her Prince Charming must obtain before even thinking about asking for her hand in marriage. Some women want a man who absolutely must have a bachelor’s degree, other women want a man who stands nothing shorter than 6 […]

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Affirmation

“Today, I affirm to walk boldly in the light of love and not cower at the darkness of doubt.” “Today, I affirm my circumstances can shape my joy – both good and bad. It’s all about how I look at things. Through it all, I am blessed beyond measure.” “Today, I affirm my failures will […]

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