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How Love Brought Me Back From The Brink of Suicide

How did I get here? My t-shirt pulsated in the rhythm of my heart’s pounding as if it was trying to beat its way...
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Why I Thank God for the Closed Doors

On November 29, 2016, a plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team crashed killing 19 of its members. Only three survived. What's more heartbreaking is, according to...
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15 Podcasts By Black Women That You Should Download Today

For as long as I can remember, I've had two external loves: books and music. I could spend entire afternoons cuddled under the covers lost...
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Black Don’t Crack

There's an old saying that goes, "Youth is wasted on the youth." I used to totally agree with that statement. When you're young, you believe...
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“God Has My Back”: Why I No Longer Fear Life’s Storms

It has been said that, when a storm is approaching, an eagle will fly into it, spread its wings, and allow the winds to...
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How I Learned to Own My Beautiful & Appreciate My Amazing

This is what I looked like in my teenage years: I had a thick, long mane of dark curls that cascaded down my back and...
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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...
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Stop Standing In Line: 3 Things to Do When You’re Ready to Move to...

How many times have you stood in line at the grocery store, bank, or other places only to find that the line next to...

A Love Letter to Issa Rae and Awkward Black Girls Everywhere

Dear Issa Rae, I will shamelessly admit that as soon as Insecure premiered on HBO, I religiously planted myself in front of the television to...

Long Story Short: How to Make a Comeback When You’ve Quit Too Soon

Today, I’m a bonafide sewista, but that wasn't always the case. For many years, a stylish sewing room equipped with two machines, a dress form,...
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The Truth About The Masks We Wear: It’s Time to Discover the Real You

Façade. Front. Masquerade. Fake. Are these the words that describe your life? WAIT! Before you stop reading…stay with me. I know it may be difficult to...

Don’t Believe the Hype: Loving Yourself in the Age of Social Media Perfection

In the age of social media, it often seems that perception is everything. Everyone wants to have the perfect life, the best selfies, a flawlessly...
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6 Things to Do When Life Won’t Even Give You Lemons

Life has a funny way of working out. It sometimes seems like the more mature you get, the less control you feel you have...

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I Loved Him But I Didn’t Like Him

The carport lights flashed on through the kitchen blinds and the engine of the light blue 1988 Cadillac Deville could be heard in the...

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Do you have your own story to tell? Or perhaps you've been looking for a place to share your voice... Well, look no further! Whether you’ve...

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9 People You Can’t Travel With on Your Journey to Success

You’re going on a journey. That’s right, your destination is success! However, before you arrive at your destiny-ation you need to make sure that your vehicle...

5 Things Every Woman Needs To Be Successful

So you’ve decided that you want to be successful.  Great!  This will be the easiest decision you make on your road to success. The road...

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: 4 Surprisingly Life Affirming Messages I’ve...

It's always important to concentrate on what can be gained in a situation, rather than harp on the injustice of it all. While many are still...