Getting back to African Spirituality

A long time ago spirituality was the way we handled all things; from our fears to our relationships. Our African ancestors used rituals and dance as a way to call upon spirits that had control over giving them much needed messages. Today, Europeans have painted a picture for us that...

Raising the Upcoming Generation Differently

Many Black Mothers can point out to the very last detail where we felt our parents went wrong in raising us. How we felt in moments of mental/ physical abuse, a lack of lessons in relationship issues, failed financial literacy teachings, poor role-models, secret discussions about mental health, tough love...

A Spring Trend to Cure Your Denim Doldrums

There’s a famous 2008 study in which two capuchin monkeys were placed side by side in glass cages and prompted to complete the simple task of handing the scientists a pebble. In exchange for correctly following instructions, one of the monkeys was rewarded with a cucumber, which she was perfectly...

I’m Finally Giving in to My Wellness Obsession

There’s a famous 2008 study in which two capuchin monkeys were placed side by side in glass cages and prompted to complete the simple task of handing the scientists a pebble. In exchange for correctly following instructions, one of the monkeys was rewarded with a cucumber, which she was perfectly...