This new web game Hair Nah!, in which you play a black woman swatting away those problematic paws gunning for the glory that sits atop your head, comes at a time where there’s renewed focus on what to do and what not to do with black women’s hair. We are here for it and can’t wait … Continue reading
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I’m single because…
Overslept on my wedding day and missed the date. Continue reading
VIDEO: What is Intersectional Feminism?
Laci Green and Franchesca Ramsey get together to make this great video explaining intersectional feminism. In the end we all need to look out for one another. Watch it here: Continue reading
I Am Not Your Stereotype. I Am Not My Hair.
Zodidi Jewel Gaseb conducted a TEDx Talk in Windhoek, Namibia. Watch what this lady has to say about the impacts of Western beauty ideals on women through her personal journey of wearing her hair natural. Continue reading
Memory Banda – Activist Against Child Marriage
After watching her sister get pregnant at 11, Memory vowed to defy the traditional practice ofkusasafumbi, a practice in which young girls are forced into marriage once they begin menstruation. This talk by the 18 year old is powerful and moving. Take a look here. Continue reading
Issa Rae says Trump “Stole My Pu**y Thunder”
Everyone’s favorite Awkard Black Girl talks Trump and Pu**y with Conan Video Source Team Coco youtube Continue reading
I Like Myself, America
I Like Myself, America and You Can’t Stop Me by Quinta Brunson. Watch how Quinta from BuzzFeed discusses the entertainment industry and how she has overcome certain perspectives in order to be her best self. Continue reading
What Happens When Men Do Black Womens Hair For the First Time?
They say you have to walk a mile in a person’s shoes to understand their struggle. Well, in this case some men had to “walk” a mile in a black woman’s hair! Watch the video and check this out. Video Source: Mayvenn YouTube Continue reading
10 Words That Mean Something Different To Black Women
They say words are the weapons we use to either uplift or harm, and while this may be true, words also help us heal. For some, words mean different things and can sometimes be lost in translation. Miscommunication is a big part of losing the translation of certain words that can mean different things to … Continue reading
Women of Color With Accents Aren’t Sexy
A few nights ago as I drove home from work, I did the usual thing of playing my music to unwind from the day’s worries. Ten minutes later on the highway, I found myself singing along to an “oldie” about a girl whose hips do not tell fables. As I sang along though I couldn’t … Continue reading
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