We often choose to overlook the bad in people because we think they wouldn’t do us wrong. SORRY! That way of thinking is as toxic as fuck. Don’t be toxic to yourself by holding onto this way of thinking. The very people you think protect you are the ones ready to break you down at […]
“Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.”
An intelligent black king and intelligent black queen created intelligent black queens…Kisses sent to heaven for Rachel Natasha ❤ We come from a large family of brain game champions. Bid Whist, Dominoes, and Scrabble were the games I most remember. The Matthews family is so serious about Scrabble that they will challenge your ass […]
I never realized how difficult it could be to raise a teenager. We often forget that they are facing a slew of challenges. The best thing I could have ever done as a parent was to choose to start sending my baby positive words of affirmation and memes via text. I see my hard work […]
This past month has been rough to say the least. I tried to separate myself from all of the trauma that this year has caused only to be reminded that reality is inescapable. I began to feel guilty for not knowing where, when or how to get involved with the revolution that is unfolding before […]
We caught up with Dara Adams to learn how and why she started a business in the bridal industry. Read her story to find how she’s creating looks, representation, and visibility for brides of color. Aliwazas Mag: Hi, Dara. Can you tell us what your “thing” is? Dara Adams: Hi! My name is Dara. I’m […]
Photo by Leighann Blackwood For the better part of my life, I have struggled with my weight. In my childhood, I was – what people would categorize as “skin and bones”- and now I am the exact opposite. My childhood was filled with hearing random people approach my mother asking “Does she eat?” or “Does she […]
We caught up with Chantal A. Mitchell to learn how and why she started a social group for educators. Read her story to find how she’s creating access and opportunities for both students and educators.
“…I am learning how to communicate with my partner in a way that works for both of us. “
Screenwriter Judahea Bluntt uses her writing talent to tell Black romance stories. Take a look at how and why she started.