Taking a Virtual Seat With Jasmin

Hey guys and welcome back to the blog! Today I had to stop through and share an interview I had the pleasure to do with blogger and poet, Jasmin Marie. Creators & Entrepreneurs a closer look into creativity & business. Me: First and foremost thanks for having a virtual seat with me! You’re a creator, you…

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#OwnYourBeautiful

The #OwnYourBeautiful hashtag was a campaign created for Instagram by myself, , teenytinyella, livebytheafro, and simonepaddick. We all wanted to use our social media platform to promote loving yourself. The idea behind the campaign was to have users turn their biggest insecurity into their most beautiful attribute. The rules were to post a photo explaining their insecurity…

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I Will Not…Because I Deserve

  I have been at a great place in life lately. Working on myself and basking in the happiness and positivity that the universe has thrown my way. I have been through so many emotions over the year and I feel like towards the end I am finally leveling out and things are starting to…

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Body Love

Loving your body can be incredibly challenging, especially for women. We live in a society where small sizes are the norm and people strive to lose weight to be liked and idolized by others, with hopes of fitting into that norm. We live in a society where the media Photoshop the bodies of celebrities to make…

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Lets Discuss: Nappy Hair

There are many negative connotations behind the word “nappy” that stem from times of slavery. As Black people we have always been taught to hate our hair and most importantly who we are. Growing up we are taught that nappy hair is bad we need to get a perm, boys are told nappy hair doesn’t look good…

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Embracing My Natural Hair

There was once a time when I would feel the roots of my hair and automatically say “I need a perm” or “My roots are getting nappy.” As African Americans we are conditioned to hate the natural texture of our hair and to prefer straight hair over our own curls and kinks. Although there is…

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