Official Millennial Black: Inspiring a Generation
Coming off the magical heels of Black History Month and in the effervescent throes of Women’s History Month, while we should always be sharing and celebrating these stories, what better time than now to continue highlighting strong, powerful, creative black women who continue shattering the glass ceiling in business, revolutionizing the media sphere, and inspiring this generation and beyond.
Spoken Like a True Libra
So, what’s your zodiac sign? It’s the age-old question I’m willing to bet we’ve all been asked at least once. I’m willing to bet even further it’s a question we’ll continue facing for as long as we live. Maybe you’re even the one who tends to do the asking. Astrology continues to infiltrate dating lives, friendships, self-exploration, and, especially as of recently, our digital sphere.
Bernie Sanders: Loses the Nomination, Wins the Internet
God bless America, land that I love. Land of the free, home of the brave, unhinged social media users that take a traditionally monumental occasion and add a little... spice.
- Second Place in Cozy Corner Challenge
The Long & Winding Road: My Cozy, Little Corner of the World
If there's one thing I crave more than anything else, it's my solitude. When the country first instated the initial few days & weeks of stay-at-home orders as part of Covid-19 safety protocols, I thought well how much different is that than what you’re used to? You can do this. While I identify predominantly as an extrovert, my occasional introversion is domineering & cannot be ignored when I require a decent amount of social-battery recharge. I identify with seas of people but have always found it difficult to really belong. So I tried my best to attempt to gaze at this opportunity through rose-colored glasses rather than through shades designed entirely to block out the sun.
- Third Place in Dear New Year Challenge
Breaking Up is (Not So) Hard to Do: Goodbye, 2020. Hello, Me.
An open letter to myself & any beautiful soul that can relate. 3...2....1... Happy New Year! While the snaps, crackles, & pops of fireworks fill the air outside with startling exuberance, you feel the collective’s energy shift. A quiet rush of peace overwhelms your being as time seems to stand still. You smile to yourself in acknowledgment that you’ve made it through an arduous relationship with another year, the toughest one yet, excited for the hope that lies in 2021.
Have Yourself an Upcycled Little Christmas
Sustainable, or ethical, fashion continues to rise in popularity, garnering widespread chatter in the fashion world & popular culture. Seeing as how sustainable fashion is better for both your budget & the environment, what better year than 2020, amidst a global pandemic, to make upcycled clothing your gift of choice this holiday season.