Fierce She Was

Fierce She Was: ‘I am’ from within and not from without. I was always enough. Now I know not to doubt.

ATM

Let’s not kid ourselves. Most mothers are single mothers.

Mind Your Head

Mind your head: “I remember an ex’s mother advising me that long hair was good because the men liked it. As if what I did with my hair was anybody’s business.”

Copy Cats

Copy Cats: “We usually hear about representation in the work place or in the media, but representation of healthy relationships starts at home where our children are watching, learning and storing for later use.”

Nwata-Mma

Tribute to my grand mother who would have been laid to rest today…if not for social distancing.

Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Sexual and Reproductive Rights: […] with the uncertainty of the restriction timelines, families need to spend more now to stockpile their essentials. Unemployment, dwindling finances, and uncertainty about the future, can literally create and harden the choice between cabbage vs. condoms.

My life matters.

My life matters: “Domestic violence is about power, access, and enablement – all of which men have disproportionately. Women are overwhelmingly the disempowered recipients of intimate partner violence. […]. Domestic violence is never okay, no matter the direction”

The Synchronized Double Burden

The Synchronized Double Burden: “[…] global lockdowns have undeniably tripled women’s workload in the household. However, novel COVID has not brought novel improvements in the division of labor, but is […] worsening gender inequality.”

Black Noise

An ode to the self awareness necessary for a life worth living, ‘Black Noise’ echoes the need to constantly look inward.

Black Girl Magic

Black Girl Magic is indeed powerful. In this post, we explore how we release some of that magic when we speak up and speak our truths, even when it feels terrifying.