May 29, 2017

Who is the suburban black girl?

While many are accustomed to the stereotypical neck rolling, hardcore, thugalicious black girl, few are aware of the existence and unique culture of the suburban black girl. Although many black girls living in the suburbs find ease in mo...

November 4, 2016

"Are you constantly having to explain why certain viewpoints are problematic?" Akilah Obviously uses tons of humor to explain Racial Discussion Fatigue Syndrome. She brings up many valid points about Racial Discussion Fatigue Syndrome as well as clever ways to overcome...

June 21, 2016

Ava Roberts, age 23, becomes the youngest female African American doctor in history! Congratulations! ‪#‎lovelyfeatures‬ ‪#‎blackgirlmagic‬

April 6, 2016

There was a time where I would constantly see Adinkra symbols without understanding the deeper meaning behind them. For example, I ate at Sankofa without the slightest clue that "Sankofa" means "return and get it" emphasizing the importance of learning from the past.

May 7, 2015

Nickelodeon partnered with the Because of Them, We Can™ for Black History Month. It was amazing watching these young girls recite Maya Angelou's "Phenomenal Woman". 

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s...

October 1, 2013

 “The Invisible War” Documentary Film
(If you don’t have the film you can watch it on YouTube in “parts”)

The idea that the troops protecting our country are also sexually assaulting others within the same group is very contradicting.

This may be hard to believe but, s...

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