With all of the recent exposure to the very real and present issues that are affecting the black community, there has been a genuine willingness for people in the church to confront their biases. Faced with this many churches, leaders and Christians have chosen to speak out and be at the forefront of offering love […]
My guest blog on itsallyouboo.com about things I learned while finishing my first book. If you are pursuing a dream you need read this… http://itsallyouboo.com/how-to-not-fall-apart-when-pursuing-your-dream/
A lot of people ask me if I work out often. I’m hesitant to answer this question for a few reasons. I don’t want people to get discouraged by my answer. I do outline what I do to keep in shape in my book For Black Girls: The Shaping of a Young Woman if you […]
Our Afro-textured hair is so unique that among 100 black women you would find such a wide array of differences that it would cause your head to spin. Our hair in it’s natural state is intriguing and admired by many other cultures. But more than any other people we choose to cover our hair with […]
4. Exposure If you grew up with a bunch of people from other cultures it could be easy to assume because of overexposure that you know everything about them and their experiences. But do you really? Have you ever asked them about how they feel about specific comments that people make or racist things that […]
As a black person I’ve never wanted or expected people to un-see my colour to somehow help me feel more secure or welcomed as a black person. I am a proud black woman. By all means, see my colour and see my culture. Just don’t make negative assumptions about me based on my colour.