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25 Children’s Books That Celebrate Amazing Black Boys

As the mother of my own amazing Black boy who has already made his transition into college, connecting with the younger him through storytelling and...
black women therapy

5 Throwback R&B Songs That Are Like Black Woman Therapy Over a Beat

If you love music like I do, you probably remember Lauryn Hill crooning that respect was just the minimum. And you definitely recall Erykah Badu advising...
black women in media

Meet Mjeema Pickett, Spotify’s R&B/Soul Global Programming Head Living Music As Purpose

"There's no greater feeling than the feeling of being blessed. Of knowing that you followed through with what was in your heart. And you're...
black women in media

Meet Numa Perrier, the Writer/Filmmaker Celebrating Blackness, Vulnerability & New Beginnings

"You’ll never be 100% ready. Do it anyway.” ---------- Numa Perrier is a flirt. Seductively voiced with an easy smile and eyes that seem to lure...
black women in media

Meet Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, the CBS Entertainment EVP Championing Diversity, HBCU Pride & the Power...

"I just want people to think a little longer, a little broader, and listen a little longer." ---------- Let the record show that our pursuit of...
black women in media Kimberly Wilson (photo credit: Anthony Evans)

Meet Kimberly Wilson, the Disney & ESPN Vice President Changing the Way We Play...

"Don't be afraid to be judged. They're going to judge you anyway. You might as well make moves." ---------- Kimberly K. Wilson is a Daddy’s Girl. Defined...
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How Shonda Rhimes Changed My Life

For the majority of my adult life, I’ve been consumed by fear. Fear of being judged. Fear of being ridiculed. Making mistakes. That somehow someone...
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Sheri Riley Wants You To Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of...

For a long time, I’d look in the mirror and never actually see… me. Sure, my face beat was on point, the kinky curls were...

Our Purpose, Our Plan

Living Life

True Confessions of A New Mom

Growing up, my parents conveyed a very negative sentiment about having kids. They would often tell my brothers and I not to have kids...

My Experiences Abroad Gave Me Panic Attacks

My heart starts racing. I feel my chest tighten, skin tingling. My breathing becomes labored. Terror grips my body as I brace myself for walking...

The Morning Shift: 3 Tips for a Great Start to Your...

BUZZZ….SNOOZE…...BUZZZ...SNOOZE Yep that is the sound of the alarm in the morning for so many people. You hop of bed and straight to the reality of...