Femicide In South Africa

Shuga is a TV show that I always get excited to watch everytime a new season comes on. It’s first season was videotaped in Kenya, and it was how Lupita Nyong’o  got her first main acting role. Ever since then, it has changed countries, jumping from Nigeria to South Africa. Pretty soon a new season will…

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Black Girl Blues

(Image Credit: Twitter) It is a affliction that develops within us after being strong for too long. After being faced with barriers, negative outcomes, surviving trauma, inheriting a serious health issue, or coming from a disadvantaged background, many Queens of color fall into depression. “Black Girl Blues” has become such a hot topic that may…

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Shop Healthy At Aldi’s For Only $25 A Week

The main barrier that holds a lot of fast food junkies back from eating more healthier is the claim that healthy, nutritious food is too expensive. But is it really? What store can you shop at to get healthy , nutritious food? And what is United States guidelines when it comes to eating ? We…

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How To Grow Long Thick Locs

I have had my locs for four years and 9 months and man, they have grown . Many people have asked me : Are they real? Is that yarn? Yes! These are my real locs and no, this is not yarn. How did I achieve this growth and thickness? Stimulate Your Scalp Just like a…

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Faux Locs Appropriation

When you see Kylie Jenner on a page of a fashion magazine, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For many people of color we see a person with privilege using cultural appropriation to catapult their success. She is named this generation’s youngest self-made billionaire, even though it is obvious that she was…

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How To Deal With The Loss of A Loved One

My father , mother, Auntie and I at my kindergarten graduation. I remember as a child I loved to travel. My favorite insect was a butterfly. The way it grew from a caterpillar and went through metamorphosis always fascinated me. I always would envision myself growing wings and flying away. My dad was my greatest…

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Braids Is Pain And Beauty Is Braids

(Created February 11, 2015 ) Ever since I was little I would love to put braids in my hair. Micro braids, box braids, Senegalese twist you name it, I would want install in my hair. What you don’t realize though when your young is the dark side braiding can have on your hair. It can…

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